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Written Inside

Ep 4: I Am A Recluse

'Written Inside' looks at life inside a maximum-security prison. In this episode, an inmate just wants to be left alone.
March 30, 2017

WBEZ News

People's Court: How Judges Are Keeping Illinois Running

You may have heard about a budget impasse in Illinois -- but you might not have felt it. That's largely due to judges across the state.
March 30, 2017

Morning Shift

What’s That Building? A Church Built Of Mirrors And Defiance

St. Joseph the Betrothed church was the centerpiece of a 1950s plan to move Chicago’s Ukrainian community to the Far Northwest Side.
March 30, 2017

NPR

A 'Nuclear' Senate Showdown Next Week Appears All But Inevitable

If Senate Democrats are set on opposing the SCOTUS nomination of Judge Gorsuch, Senate Republicans are just as fixed on confirming him.
March 29, 2017

All Things Considered

Will The EPA Reject A Pesticide, Or Its Own Scientific Evidence?

The EPA thinks the pesticide chlorpyrifos could pose risks to consumers. But its new head made his name fighting such rules.
March 29, 2017

Morning Shift

The 3 Most Endangered Public Art Installations In Chicago

Two works by Alexander Calder and one by Jean Dubuffet are threatened or actively being removed says Preservation Chicago.
March 29, 2017

WBEZ News

CTU Pushing For Broader Strike And Bargaining Rights

A bill to give teachers the right to strike over more issues was approved by a House committee Wednesday, but it’s far from becoming law.
March 29, 2017

All Things Considered

Older Workers Find Age Discrimination Built Right Into Some Job Websites

The sites screen out older job seekers by limiting the dates you can fill in forms, an investigation by the Illinois attorney general found.
March 29, 2017

WBEZ News

What The Death Of Broadband Privacy Rules Means

Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules, what does that mean for you?
March 29, 2017

Curious City

The Meteorologist’s Climate Change Dilemma

Tom Skilling explains why most TV meteorologists don't talk about climate change, but should.
March 26, 2017

Jim DeRogatis

50 Chicago Artists Who Changed Popular Music — Chess Records

In his latest tutorial on Chicago's music history, Jim DeRogatis explains how a local record label helped launch early rock 'n' roll.
March 27, 2017

Nerdette

Let’s Talk About Sex (And Religion) With Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus

Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus, founder of one of the largest women’s sexual health clinics, discusses helping women, particularly Orthodox Jewish ...
March 24, 2017

WBEZ News

A Message About CPB Funding

A message from our CEO about the President’s proposed budget, which calls for an end to all federal funding for public broadcasting.
March 23, 2017

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