We continue our Front and Center series with a look at the economics of guns. We'll hear from Tony Arnold about firearm manufacturers, speak with two gun lobbyists and find out how it all effects local law enforcement Then we hear about U of I's new supercomputer and talk with cabbies about the job.
A filmmaker on his harrowing new documentary from inside Syria. What is special about China's high speed rail system? A blogger's bold fight against the drug trade and The Human Rights Watch Film Festival comes to Chicago.
On Tuesday's Morning Shift, we talk to Ald.Bob Fioretti on CPS Walk, WBEZ's Cheryl Raye Stout on Chicago opening day, Coach Collins of Northwestern, WBEZ Blogger Nico Lang on Caribou closings, WBEZ's Caroline O'Donovan feature, taxis with Chief Bibliographer Joshua Lupkin & taxes with Jason Vanclef.
WBEZ's Michael Puente and author Patrick Charles join Niala for an in-depth discussion on gun laws in our area. We'll also remember the lives of two great people, Roger Ebert and Margaret Thatcher, as well as speak with former FCC head Michael Copps.
Worldview discusses Margaret Thacther's political and policy legacy. A Canadian professor takes a stand agains tthe XL Keystone project. A local theater company wants its audience help to tell the story of Muslims integrating in America. An Afghani activist fights for girls' rights to education.