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OTL #590- Rent control in Chicagoland, The Secret History of Mary Lane, Tech in classrooms

Mike Stephen chews up mad hawt topix with:   Miguel Jimenez community organizer for the Metropolitan Tenants Organization about rent control in Illinois;   Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about Chicago blues artist Mary Lane for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music, and   Meg Ormiston, teacher and author of NOW Classrooms.   This week’s local music is provided by […]

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OTL#589- Boystown’s future, Chicago News Landscape, WLLU-LP in Decatur, IL

Mike Stephen talks with:   Zach Stafford, Documentarian and Editor-In-Chief of INTO about the future of Boystown;   Emily Van Duyn, researcher and co-author of Chicago News Landscape, and   Alexander Martin, station president at WLLU-LP in Decatur, IL.   This week’s local music is powered by Devil in a Woodpile. A young Mike Stephen interviews Chicago Pride Parade participants back in […]

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OTL#588- m1 Interactive’s digital playground, The Secret History of Daddy Stovepipe, Resurrection Project’s DACA work

Mike Stephen talks with:   Brian Dressel, President and owner of M1 Interactive;   Ere Rendon, Vice President of Immigration Advocacy for the Resurrection Project, about the recent news concerning the changes to US immigration policy and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals);   Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about Chicago blues guitarist Daddy Stovepipe for this week’s edition […]

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OTL: #583- The IL Black Panthers at 50, Volunteering in Lake County, Fooditor 99 for 2018

Mike Stephen conversates with:   Tanya Woods, executive director of the Westside Justice Center, and John Preston, member, IL Black Panther Party;   Bill Hagan, volunteer and auxiliary deputy at the Lake County Sheriff Department; and   Mike Gebert, editor and publisher, Fooditor.   Let us know about your favorite cozy winter neighborhood bars/taverns here! This week’s local […]

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