Mike Stephen hosts a panel discussion about the relevance of religion in 2018. Joining him in the studio this week are Omer Mozaffar, Muslim Chaplain at Loyola University Chicago, Rev. Bonnie Perry, Rector at All Saints Episcopal Church in Chicago, and Fr. James Halstead, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University. The local music this week comes from Red the Color. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen wonders about video games these days and then chats with Democratic nominee for Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi on how he plans to remove politics from influencing the Assessor’s Office, talks to Olatunji Oboi Reed, founder of Equiticity, about Car2Go’s car sharing pilot that excludes of the south and west sides of Chicago, and calls over to Rome to check in with the editor of Crux, John Allen Jr, about the mercy of Pope Francis. The local music this week is powered by The Claudettes. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Jovan Mrvos, Zach Martin, and Quinton Swenski, Members of WDBF-LP in Decatur, IN, to talk community radio from the High School prospective for another installment of Low Power to the People; Kate Hennessy, author of Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved By Beauty; and, Scott Kennedy, creator of the website Illinois Election Data. This week’s local music is provided by Minor Characters. Mike Stephen analyzes the data from the last municipal election courtesy of Illinois Election Data. (Also, he’s standing in Lake Michigan) To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom chair Fr. Thomas J. Reese, SJ about his upcoming “Religion & Politics 2016” Albertus Magnus Lecture at Dominican University; Concordia Place teen program manager Gwyndolyn Siebert Moss and teen program instructor Rene Pineda about teaching kids to run a business via the Ruckus Entrepreneurs program; and Illinois Food Truck Association head Gabe Wiesen about the struggles to run a food truck business (like his very own Beavers Donuts) in the city of Chicago. Meanwhile, we celebrate the CTA testing non-fabric plastic seats on its buses and trains! This week’s local music is provided by The Gold Web. OTL host Mike Stephen III shows his son Mike Stephen IV around Wrigley Field. Go Cubs! [circa summer 2015] To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.