Fall 2017 Reading List

1. The Cross of Redemption, Essays & Works by James BaldwinI’ve read quite a few Baldwin essays at this point, but I’m eager to fully immerse myself in his ...

Misguided Outrage

A story in the Logan Square edition of DNA Info this weekend strongly questioned Ald. Roberto Maldonado’s stance on fighting gentrification along the 606 trail....

Hoping for a Fight

Whenever I tell people that I’m studying public policy, they’ll invariably say, “Well, what a good time for it!” I wonder if they mean i...

Language & women & art

Three of the books I’ve read recently have disappointed me because of their portrayal of women. Part of what’s frustrating about the feeling is that...

Today’s Podcast List

OntheMedia – “The Country of the Future” The OntheMedia team heads to Brazil to investigate their current political and budgetary issues as we...

In the middle of

A list of the books I’m in the middle of, in roughly the order in which I think it might be likely to finish them: Uprooted, by Naomi Novik (Update: finis...