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The Weekend Desk Report

Hey, you know a really great way to get young people excited about your newspaper? Insult them right in the headline.

Market Update
You thought overlooking a fraudulent girlfriend was bad? Try overlooking a fraudulent economic system.

Notre Blame
Come now, Chicago. Let he (or she) amongst us who hasn't tried to tailor a narrative cast the first stone.

Jacked Up
Just remember, Swarbrick, love means never having to say you're sorry. You know what else means never saying sorry? Being an unrepentant fucking asshole.

Finally this week, let's hope Oprah's seedy gamble really pays off. In 14 years, who doesn't want to see this incredibly uncomfortable conversation?


The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Own it.


The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "With tongues planted firmly in cheek, Jim and Greg share their picks for the Best Satirical Songs in rock 'n' roll. Later Greg and our own "Son of Jersey" Jim DeRogatis review the new record from Hoboken's Yo La Tengo."


The CAN TV Weekend Viewing Report: CAN TV brings you local, relevant issues from Chicago's neighborhoods and communities. See what's happening around the city in education, the arts, government, cultural events, social services and community activities.

Special Olympics Chicago


Jennifer Kramer, president of Special Children's Charities, and Jason Erkes, president of Chicago Sport and Social Club, talk about events, like the Polar Plunge and the Chicago Marathon, to help raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Chicago.

Saturday, January 19 at 9:30 a.m. on CAN TV19
30 min.


The Goblins


Local band The Goblins perform a "50th Anniversary" rock concert.

Saturday, January 19 at 2:30 p.m. on CAN TV19
30 min.


Community Forum: Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation


CAASE's executive director Rachel Durchslag explains how it encourages high-school-age men to work against sexual exploitation and to work towards a future that does not have a need or a want for sex trafficking.

Saturday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
30 min.


Ending the Nuclear Age Conference

Seventy years after an experiment at the University of Chicago led by Enrico Fermi created the first nuclear chain reaction, activists and experts discuss the legacy of the Nuclear Age, including nuclear waste, a new generation of weapons, and the impact of disasters like the meltdown at Japan's Fukushima reactor.

Hosted by: Nuclear Energy Information Service and Beyond Nuclear.

Commemoration of Victims of Nuclear Disasters


Activists and others gather at the Henry Moore Sculpture to Nuclear Power to commemorate those who died as a result of a reactor meltdown or other nuclear disaster.

Saturday, January 19 at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr.


History & Treatment of Waste


Diane D'Arrigo of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service joins a discussion of the type of waste generated by nuclear power and how it has been transported and stored in the past.

Sunday, January 20 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr. 30 min.


Transport & Future of Waste


Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear sheds light on the next steps that can be taken to manage nuclear waste.

Sunday, January 20 at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr. 30 min.


A Hibakusha's View of the Nuclear Age


Setsuko Thurlow, a "hibakusha" who survived the dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, shares her perspective of the Nuclear Age's impact and legacy.

Sunday, January 20 at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr.


The Way Forward Without Nuclear Power & Weapons


Arne Jungjohann of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, envisions a Germany without nukes and the future without nuclear weapons or power.

Sunday, January 20 at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr. 30 min.


Marching for King's Dream on MLK Drive


Occupy the Southside and other local organizations march to commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and honor the 506 people who were murdered in Chicago in 2012.

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Sunday, January 20 at 5 p.m. on CAN TV19
1 hr. 30 min.


ALBA-TCP Chicago Conference


Officials from Venezuela, Honduras and other Latin American nations participate in a conference on ALBA: Latin America, an alternative to the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) that grew into a movement for unity among Central and South American nations.

Sunday, January 20 at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr. 30 min.


Democracy Now! 2013 Inauguration Coverage


Democracy Now! will be broadcasting live from Washington, D.C., observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day and covering the presidential Inauguration, including a look back at President Obama's first term in office, analyzing prospects for his second term and covering the inauguration proceedings.

Monday, January 21 starting at 8 a.m. on CAN TV27
5 hr.


Posted on January 19, 2013

MUSIC - Chicago Harmonica Meetup.
TV - Sinclair, Cubs Name Accomplice.
POLITICS - Terms Of Service Gone Awry.
SPORTS - Beachwood Street Hockey?

BOOKS - Rock The Luya Mic.

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