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Afternoon Shift: Stop the bleeding
March 6, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift'#264: Land before time
Former SEIU organizer Jason Perez and blogger Theo Hahn help us tackle today's major stories, including the recent budget address and media coverage of violence. We'll also check in with Curious City, go deeper in to Gov. Quinn's address and find out about the new Chicago Music Office.
· Wed, Mar 06 2013 11:25:03
The Day Today
, former SEIU organizer and one-third of the hip-hop group BBU, joins culture blogger and graphic designer
for a lively conversation about the issues and stories catching their attention. They’ll discuss Gov. Quinn’s budget address, politically-conscious art, investing in future generations and racial inequities seen in media coverage of violence.
RedEye article sparks discussion about media racismA graphic pointing out racial bias in the Red Eye coverage went viral on Tuesday, shining a light on structural racism in the news indust...
crew is back—and this time, they’ll tell us what the land Chicago was built on might look like if it had been untouched by humans. WBEZ Pritzer Fellow
survey the scene.
RT @LewisPants: The country about Chicago is mostly a low #prairie covered with beautiful flowers. http://lewispants.tumblr.com/post/44563219759/the-country-about-chicago-for-the-distance-of @wbez @WBEZcuriouscityCurious City
What would Chicago look like if settlers hadn't changed it?Listener Jeremy Cox asked what our landscape looked like before the days of expressways, skyscrapers, manicured lawns and discarded Cheet...
: One thing was made clear in Gov. Quinn’s 2014 budget address Wednesday afternoon: There will be no loopholes for mobsters! WBEZ statehouse reporter
State Rep. Patti Bellock
House leadership’s fiscal liaison
, share their reactions from Springfield.
The House is quiet as Quinn delivers FY14 budget speech. A remarkable lack of clapping. Not much flashy, good news in it #ILAmanda Vinicky
Chicago Music Office
: Last week, rumblings of a long-awaited Chicago Music Office began to percolate, catching the ear of WBEZ’s
, director of the thriving Texas Music Office, join Rick to discuss the need and potential for a local option.
Does Chicago finally have a Music Office?Does Chicago finally have an office of the sort that champions local sounds and facilitates the music community's interactions with city ...