On most Friday mornings I would be at the Lumpen Radio studio at the Co-Prosperity Sphere in the always sunny neighborhood of Bridgeport in Chicago.
We’ve been at it for three years.
My brother and I are working on putting together a show keeping distance with Zoom or some platform and our great station manager Jamie Trecker will get it on the air and we will post as a podcast. We’re shooting for next Friday.
Meanwhile here’s some stuff I’ve been looking at.
“There it is: Guggenheim won’t pay anyone past the 29th for work they have cancelled,” tweeted Bryan Cook, one of the Guggenheim Museum’s recently unionized workers, on Tuesday night.
Bloomberg gives $18 million to the DNC. At least he’s not frittering it away on ventilators, masks and hospital beds.
Illinois prisons are a tinderbox for a potential coronavirus outbreak, but advocates and family of prisoners say the Department of Corrections isn’t providing the basic supplies to keep both staff and prisoners safe.
All our Hitting Left podcast are here.
Get well Gordon Quinn.
A group of homeless and housing-insecure Angelenos seized more vacant, publicly owned homes in El Sereno on Wednesday, arguing that government officials have failed to provide the shelter that’s necessary for them to remain healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.
This may be optimistic: