The Great Recession has left an increasing amount of Americans struggling with basic needs, like putting food on the table. Public sociologist Lisa Dodson wanted to know how these Americans deal with that struggle. She talked with low-wage employees and their supervisors.
This just in: Danny Davis gets the first big win of the election season. His name will be first on the ballot for Chicago mayor. So that's worth what, 15 percent of the vote? How funny is it that the candidates vie for that top spot and the media makes a big deal. Why?
On Tuesday night, WBEZ and wbez.org went wall-to-wall with coverage of the 2010 mid-term elections. Our web traffic was through the roof (highest ever) and our on-air programming was outstanding.You want to see what it looked like in a snappy video produced and edited by Samuel Vega?
On Thursday, the jury in the federal corruption trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich informed U.S. District Court Judge James Zagel that they'd reached a decision on only 2 of the 24 counts before them.