The scene was set - a contentious election season, tons of money pumped into the Dark Arts of campaigning, a hotly contested Illinois Gubernatorial race, and delicious Haymarket Pub Beer.On November 4, WBEZ hosts Niala Boodhoo and Melba Lara, along with producers, t
We're reviewing the week by looking at Obama's recent announcement that he would use his executive authority to allow four million undocumented immigrants avoid deportation. Some are fond of this announcement, others, not so much. That's what we're talking about on today's Afternoon Shift.
How do you cope with cold weather? Dr. Michael Young, a professor of psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology joins us in studio to talk about seasonal affective disorder and the psychology of weather.
Former Chicago mayor Jane Byrne has died. She was 81 years old. Byrne served one term as mayor, from 1979-1983. She was the first, and only, female mayor Chicago has ever seen. Today, we remember a mayor who broke through the gender barrier and in her words, beat the damn machine.
Is it time for Americans to radically rethink the way we grow and eat our food? A new op-ed by four big names in the food world is proposing just that. Two of the authors join us to talk about the changes they want to see.