I am not surprised by the use or abuse of the Kilpatrick Civic Fund by former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. After all, absolute power corrupts absolutely; that’s how the saying goes.
It’s occurred to me recently that the music we listen to is subtly changing. This change is understandable as music (like many things) evolves over time. But, in recent years, can we say we’ve had a part in this evolution?
Last week, Chicago teachers went back to work. But does anyone know why they were striking? Hint: it wasn’t wages. When offered a 16 percent raise over the next four years, they declined.