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'Afternoon Shift' 181: Found out
November 1, 2012
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Afternoon Shift 181: Found out
We do some digging and learn what's going on in two swing states: Wisconsin and Colorado. We'll also have an extended conversation with former Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard. Then we talk to Davy Rothbart of "Found" magazine.
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With just a few days to go before the election, President Obama and Governor Romney are zeroing in on a few key swing states--we are too. We’ll learn more about the voters, issues and pitches being made in Colorado and Wisconsin. Denver-based radio host and nationally-syndicated columnist David Sirota helps us survey the Rockies and Dee Hall of the
Wisconsin State Journal
takes us across state lines to look at Wisconsin.
Check in with swing-states Wisconsin and Colorado by WBEZDenver-based radio host and nationally-syndicated columnist David Sirota helps us survey the Rockies and Dee Hall of the Wisconsin State ...
Wisconsin State CapitolPhil Roeder
Jean-Claude Brizard recently decided to call it quits after just 17 months as CEO of Chicago Public Schools. We talk with the former CEO about his departure, the state of Chicago schools and what’s next for him.
Jean-Claude Brizard tells Rick about his past with CPS and his plans for the future by WBEZJean-Claude Brizard recently decided to call it quits after just 17 months as CEO of Chicago Public Schools. We talk with the former CEO ...
Tune in now to hear former #CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard's exit interview with Rick Kogan. #AfternoonShift http://pic.twitter.com/u340xCiSWBEZ
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We continue the theme with a conversation about economic inequality and what it means for the American dream. Our guest is Lawrence Mishel, president of the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.
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State of Working AmericaThe State of Working America, an ongoing analysis published since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, includes a wide variety of data ...
Davy Rothbart started
magazine 10 years ago. The magazine collects-you guessed it-found items left behind: angry notes, love letters, words of encouragement or despair.
celebrates its anniversary with a party Friday, Nov.2, with a party at Old Town School of Folk Music. The event is also the release of Rothbart’s collection of personal essays,
My Heart is an Idiot
Found Magazine turns 10 by WBEZDavy Rothbart started Found magazine 10 years ago. The magazine collects-you guessed it-found items left behind: angry notes, love letter...