publication date: Thursday, May 31, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Activism

clue: This Chicagoan radical taught the poor and the president alike how to wield power.

explanation: Alinsky was a self-styled radical who taught methods for poor communities to organize for greater political power. He was a strong influence on Barack Obama. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, and Aaron Shurtleff

Spring 2012 Bonus Goos: What will you do on your summer vacation? With the tournament concluded and the next season ready to start on Monday, here are three days of extra goos that have no bearing on the season winner. Enjoy the break and come back refreshed next week.

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