The social crisis behind the rise in Chicago street violence

Chicago, IL.

“While the local and national media gave widespread coverage to the violent outbreaks, nowhere could one find a serious explanation of the social causes of this tragedy. Instead, various politicians, preachers and others have decried “senseless violence” while calling for the dispatch of the National Guard and an even greater crackdown by the police.”

~ By Chris Davion and Jeff Lusanne from the World Socialist Web Site

Continue reading here: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/09/16/chic-s16.html

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