The Weekend Desk Report
Ted Cruz really should've come to us for his Dr. Seuss references. We had it covered months ago.
Do you think if the government set up a Kickstarter they'd fare any better than this?
It appears some hoary old institutions around here are deteriorating right before our very eyes, yet it may still take five long years to replace them.
City Of Placeholders
Hmm . . . "de facto privatization . . . of ostensibly public areas"? Yeah, that sounds about right.
Actually, it's terrific that the city wants to make way for people. As long as those people aren't children.
Oh great, now it's the 5% that are running the show.
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: A tip line for the rest of us.
The College Football Report: Show Some Mercy.
The Blue & Orange Kool-Aid Report: Marc Trestman's Conversion Rate.
The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "British quartet Savages performs for a live Sound Opinions audience at Lincoln Hall in Chicago."
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.
"Pursuing Justice: A Constitutional and Human Rights Jurisprudence for the Child"
Hosted by the Northwestern Law's Children and Family Justice Center, this symposium explores issues facing children in today's legal system, including age discrimination, police interrogation and child confessions, youth detention, and extremely long sentences for children.
Children's Human Rights Coming Home
Legal experts share the ways in which children's human rights standards and principles are being integrated into both U.S. constitutional law and the practice of law.
Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21.
Abolish Juvenile Life Without Parole: Taking Miller to the Ground
Panelists discuss the Supreme Court's recent ruling that abolished mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles, and explore ways to prevent extremely long sentences for young people.
Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21.
Retiring founder of the Children and Family Justice Center Bernardine Dohrn and African American Studies professor Barbara Ransby of UIC discuss the human and constitutional rights of children in the criminal justice system.
Sunday at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21.
Day of the Dead Gallery Walk
The National Museum of Mexican Art pays homage to renowned Mexican folk artist José Guadalupe Posada during its annual Day of the Dead exhibition.
Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21.
Mystic Vibes visits the 21st Annual International Festival of Life and interviews reggae legend Junior Marvin of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
Sunday at 2 p.m. on CAN TV19.
Hell Ain't Full
Hell Ain't Full is an award-winning short film about a pair of desperate thieves heading down a dangerous life path.
Sunday at 10:30 p.m. on CAN TV19.
Posted on September 28, 2013