Doctors without Borders Unappeased by Obama’s Apology

One can hardly wonder at the terse response of Doctors Without Borders to the president’s apology for the destruction of its hospital in Kunduz. The NGO continues to call for an independent investigation into the hospital bombing they have called a war crime.


Chicago Now: Out of Control Gun Violence and an Out of Control Deficit

If financial and social conditions in Chicago get much worse, the city might be facing Detroit-like problems dealing with its structural, unfunded pension deficit and paying for the delivery of municipal services. Will the city’s foundations face Detroit-like requests should Chicago veer toward bankruptcy?


(Food) Justice for All

Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio and urban farmer Karen Washington weigh in on the contemporary food movement, the need for a national food policy, and the life-changing taste of a freshly picked tomato.