Afternoon Shift

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A daily conversation about news, culture and ideas.

Jul. 03, 2012

On our 101st episode we focus on the topic of independence with a panel of free thinkers.

Sociologist and legal expert Laura Beth Nielsen and disabilities activist Susan Nussbaum tag-team the issue with a pair of indie icons: Steve Albini and Kim Deal. We talk about the political, personal and cultural implications of the idea.

Our 3@3 review panel for Tuesday consists of Mark Bazer and Nina Metz. They share their top news stories of the day (while Mark bids his blog adeiu).

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The Curious City crew shares the findings of their investigation into Al Capone's tunnels in the western suburbs.

And in conclusion, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White stops by to remind everyone not to drink and drive while celebrating this week.