Mike Stephen learns about the proposal to municipalize Chicago’s electricity infrastructure from the executive director of the Citizens Utility Board, explores the gaming industry’s influence on local politics with Jason Grotto of ProPublica Illinois, and discusses racial equity in the area’s transportation with Oboi Reed, founder of Equiticity. This week’s local music is brought to us by Rachel A. Schrock. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen discusses the importance of racial equity work in Chicago with Niketa Brar of Chicago United for Equity and then learns how we can use open data to discover more information about local development projects through Cityscape Chicago with founder and CEO Steven Vance. ALSO: Let us know about your favorite cozy winter neighborhood bars/taverns here! The local music this week is powered by Plastic Crimewave Syndicate. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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