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Aug 13, 2017

Mike Stephen talks with Generation All associate program officer Misuzu Schexnider about their plan for improving neighborhood high schools and the new Chicago Public Schools app, checks in with Logan Square Neighborhood Association former president Lissette CastaƱeda about the fight for affordable housing in areas by...


Aug 6, 2017

Mike Stephen visits with Frank Lloyd Wright Trust curator David Bagnall about FLW's architectural legacy in the 150th anniversary year of his birth, checks in with Slow Roll Chicago co-founder/vice president Jamal Julien about promoting social change in Chicago via riding bicycles, and chats with Plastic Crimewave (aka...


Jul 30, 2017

Mike Stephen talks with artist/playwright/actor Mr. Bohemian about his Rethink the Pink campaign against ride-sharing services; and catches up with reporter Mick Dumke about his new gig at ProPublica Illinois, why journalism is now more necessary than ever, and on what stories he's currently working. Meanwhile, in...


Jul 23, 2017

Mike Stephen talks with Chicago Justice Project executive director Tracy Siska about his recent Freedom of Information Act filings with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, the Chicago Police Department, and Mayor Emanuel's office; checks in with Urban Sketchers Chicago co-administrator Wes Douglas to...


Jul 16, 2017

Mike Stephen talks with Chicago Tribune reporter Josh Noel about local beers to take you through the summer, the best macro beers in America, and his upcoming book on Goose Island Brewery selling to Anheuser Busch; checks in with Localpalooza organizer Mike Vogus about a cool music festival benefiting The Patrick...