Posts Tagged ‘Steve James’

Review: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

— by RON WILKINSON — The family-run bank Abacus became the only bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Like the crisis itself, this is a story of government, and banking, mismanagement. There is fault enough to go around. However, there is a depth to this[...]

Under Review: ‘The Interrupters’

— by BEV QUESTAD — In the first six months of 2010, Chicago had 217 murders, mostly of youth by youth. At a town hall, the mayor announced the National Guard was available to intervene. The audience members passionately spoke about wanting to solve their own neighbor problems with gang v[...]