In the wake of difficult times abroad and at home, we discuss our shared humanity this week. (Photo credit: Mike Stephen/WGN Radio)

Mike Stephen discusses shared humanity with Rabbi Ari Hart of the Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue, learns about a new study that debunks myths about Illinois’ population from Frank Manzo of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, and discovers the Secret History of the 1960s local garage-rockers The Rooks. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.