"Broke" book author Jamie Kalven will NOT be forced to testify or be pressured to reveal his sources on the story that revealed the details of the killing of teenager Laquan McDonald.
Does spending $95 million for a police and training academy make sense? How can Chicago be broke if we do? Read this well researched piece from Gazette Chicago.
The New York Times reports that "Broke" book author Jamie Kalven faces legal harassment for just TELLING the Laquan McDonald story! Jamie wrote the chapter on the cost of police violence. Now, to that cost, Jamie must add the cost of his own defense and possible legal penalties!
What do YOU think? Chicago News reporter Jim Vail seems to be the only reporter in America interested in the work and insights of the CivicLab! Read his piece.
The CivicLab has launched The POWER Institute to train people up in skills and knowledge for being effective in public life and to win for justice in Chicago. Please visit our training web site at www.powerinstitute.us
for details and the current training schedule.
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