Gang Leader for a Day – Sudhir Venkatesh – Book Review – New York Times

Gang Leader for a Day – Sudhir Venkatesh – Book Review – New York Times: “On a hot summer day in 1989, Sudhir Venkatesh, a callow sociology student with a ponytail and tie-dyed T-shirt, walked into one of Chicago’s toughest housing projects, clipboard in hand, ready to ask residents about their lives. Sample question: ‘How […]

House kicks up an investigation : Updates : The Rocky Mountain News

House kicks up an investigation : Updates : The Rocky Mountain News: “By resolution, the House said: ‘The special committee will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident that occurred between Rep. Douglas Bruce and a member of the press on the floor of the House of Representatives on Jan. 14, 2008.’ House Republicans on Monday […]

Bruce kicks photographer, takes oath : Updates : The Rocky Mountain News

Bruce kicks photographer, takes oath : Updates : The Rocky Mountain News: “But his patience snapped as photographers from the Rocky and Denver Post crouched before him to shoot his picture as he stood for the House’s morning prayer. Bruce told Rocky photographer Javier Manzano ‘Don’t do that again,’ and then gave him a swift […]