Mike Stephen talks with Chicago Alderman Scott Waguespack about his views on the city’s leadership, learns about the Illinois Railway Museum, and visits the lair of Steve Krakow (aka Plastic Crimewave) to discover the Secret History of 60s garage-rockers The Riptides. Local music this week courtesy of Sun Cop. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen discusses community oversight of the police with Frank Chapman of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, visits an Irish immigrant who is a great craftsman and musician named Aidan O’Toole, and learns about a new media company called One Illinois and its mission to unite our state. The local music this week comes from the local Celtic band Anish. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with 35th ward Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa about his opposition to the proposed Police Academy on Chicago’s west side and the blow-back he’s received from the city council, chats with Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights intern Alex Boutros about voting rights restrictions in Illinois, and local musician Dina Bach stops by to play some sweet studio jamz. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with with: Regina Clewlow, Ph. D., research associate, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies; and, Sam Hobert, former campaign manager for the recent Pawar 2018 gubernatorial campaign in Illinois. This week’s local music is provided by Blue Dream. Mike and Sam Hobert discuss the life of working in Illinois politics in studio. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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