HOW CHICAGO MADE ITSELF VIOLENT
FACT IS, DIGITAL-AGE CHICAGO HAS NEVER SOUGHT TO ADDRESS PUBLIC VIOLENCE IN ITS TOTALITY. IT'S NEVER USED ITS DIGITAL- AGE PUBLIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEM (ITS MEDIA) TO SECURE THE PUBLIC INPUT, INVOLVEMENT and trust NEEDED TO MAKE chicago SAFE. INSTEAD, IT'S RELIED ON INDUSTRIAL-AGE RESOURCES (MAINLY ITS POLICE FORCE) MERELY to REDUCE VIOLENCE.
AND IT'S FAILED
TO DO EVEN THAT!
DIGITAL-AGE chicago HAS
BEEN ADDRESSING VIOLENCE IN
AN INDUSTRIAL-AGE WAY.
AS A RESULT, IT is
now USING all SIX of
its ANTi-VIOLENCE RESOURCES INEFFECTIVELY (and at times
THINK ABOUT IT:
Nearly six decades of failure to make Chicago less violent than it is today
Violence now a CITYWIDE problem
Three generations of Chicago youth lost to violence, counting fast to four
Billions of taxpayer dollars spent annually on failed attempts to reduce violence
Zero attempts ever to make Chicago SAFE
No anti-violence plan prepared with the input of all Chicagoans
No attempt ever to make use of Chicago's powerful media to reduce violence
City leaders Chicago's violence