Old-school patronage may be alive and well

Old-school patronage may be alive and well
Old-school patronage may be alive and well

Old-school patronage may be alive and well

With visions of Michael Madigan leaning on Metra dancing in everyone’s heads, and Metra’s former CEO Alex Clifford engaging the one-and-only Michael Shakman as his attorney, we’ll find out if the patronage system that Shakman and so many others have tried to eradicate is like the zombie that keeps coming back. Prof. Paul Green discusses this issue with Randi Belisomo. Photo: Flickr/aka Kath