Many essential public services result from partnerships, not government work alone. The city of Chicago, like the state and federal government, partners with non-profits to deliver a variety of programs – from affordable housing to emergency health care.
In the most recent installment of Clever Apes, I got a taste of what it’s like to work at the highly secure Howard T. Ricketts Laboratory, dealing with extremely unsavory bugs like plague and anthrax (listen here).
Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced a memorandum of understanding between the city and the University of Chicago. The university will undertake more than a billion dollars in capital development over five years.
The University of Chicago and the city have entered into an agreement that calls on the school to be a better South Side neighbor.The University, located in Hyde Park, has sometimes had a fraught relationship with surrounding neighborhoods.
In his new book, Why Leaders Lie: The Truth About Lying in International Politics, political scientist John Mearsheimer poses that provocative question of when is it justified, or not, for leaders to lie to other leaders, to other nations or to their own citizens.Mearsheimer is regarded as