That was the first offensive thing my boss said to me today. It was not the last. We were building a lawn irrigation system for a large house with a small yard in downtown Chicago. Everything was ...
On Monday, Judge Dennis Porter made a decision that shocked lovers of justice across the nation. Presiding over the case against Chicago Police Officer Dante Servin, who shot and killed ...
Ervin Edwards, arrested for sagging pants, dead in his cell after being Tasered to death
On November 26, 2013, 38-year-old Ervin Edwards, partially deaf and mentally ill,
Bertrand Olotara is a cook for the UK based (WTF?!) Compass Group, the contractor that rakes in billions in profits and yet does not pay its American workers a living wage.
Every day, I serve food ...
"That's what's it's all about, all right. But talkin' about it and vein' it, that's two different things." -George Hanson (Jack Nicholson) on 'freedom' in the movie Easy Rider .
Released in 1969,
We had visitors in from the Midwest (Kansas City) this weekend, folks we hadn't seen in many years. This was their first trip to New York and they wanted to do touristy things, which was fine. Now ...
A half an hour every morning.
Tommy Kleyn is an artist from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Every morning on his bike to work, he would pass a section of the Rotterdam riverway where trash had collected at ...
Today, in the papers, it was announced that the US has sent 300 military "advisers" to Ukraine to train their army. That measure seems for all the world like it is a safe choice for President Obama --
Very strange news from the land of Walmart:
Employees of a ...
So I’m reading company proxy statements every day, analyzing the more arcane details of compensation for a blog I’m doing for work (http://ceopay.asyousow.org). I’m getting numbed to high CEO ...