Galvanized by protests against an affordable housing proposal, Jefferson Park residents are looking to leverage their nascent organization for further community uplift.
Source: How northwest-siders are countering their NIMBY neighbors’ backlash against affordable housing | Bleader
Rahm Emanuel is considering a voucher program for Chicago. This may–or may not–seem surprising but when I read this, I remembered the only time I met Rahm Emanuel. I was invited to the …
Source: Chicago: Emails Suggest Rahm Emanuel is Open to Considering a Voucher Program
One of America’s most popular business opportunities is financially jeopardizing millions.
Source: Multilevel-marketing companies like LuLaRoe are forcing people into debt and psychological crisis
Tired of working in Israeli settlements, a group of women have generated their own income by becoming female DJs in the Jordan Valley
Source: Palestinian women DJs: ‘We are determined to stop working for the enemy’
We tend to think of archaeological sites as dead silent – empty ruins left by past cultures. But this isn’t how the people who lived in and used these sites would have experienced them.
Source: Soundscapes in the past: Adding a new dimension to our archaeological picture of ancient cultures
The primary goal of Neighbors for Affordable Housing in Jefferson Park has been to show Chicago’s City Council the importance of affordable housing.
Source: Chicagoans Say “Yes in My Backyard” to Affordable Housing
Ipek Gorgun’s solo works are like choreographed chemical reactions on a micro scale or a terraforming planet on a macro scale. Here she reveals how silence, ontology and the physicality of sound influence her rich fusions of ambient and noise. Portrait by Nazli Erdemirel
Source: The Quietus | Features | Escape Velocity | Ephemeral Now: An Interview With Ipek Gorgun