Can Ed Burke scandal become a #MeToo-like moment in fight against corruption?
In the aftermath of the criminal charges filed against Ald. Edward Burke, the candidates for mayor have presented a myriad of reform proposals aimed at addressing public corruption.
Of course, we here in Chicago know full well that scandal - and upcoming elections - can create an environment for reform. But will any of these proposals change the behavior of politicians motivated by personal benefit?
Serious reform proposals that address structural pay-to-play influences should be ...