Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Wednesday, June 19

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The Chicago Reporter has a scathing new story, Lost Voters, Lost Voices, regarding the evisceration of a once-influential (and essential) political force, public housing tenants. Has dispersal been de facto disenfranchisement? And why have CHA residents been disappearing from the voter rolls? Jeff Kelly Lowenstein has the scoop.

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