Just A Few Questions
By Marc Sims
Just A Few QuestionsJul 31, 2020
Love & Data: Dr. Marck Abraham
I Love Public Schools: John Kugler
Marc Sims talks with former Chicago Teachers Union Field Rep John Kugler about CTU President Stacy Davis Gates and Mayor Brandon Johnson.
Neighborhood Fix Effects: Andrew V. Papachristos Ph.D.
Man of Service: Alderman David Moore
Just Buy My Vote: Joseph Simmons
Creativity & Trash: Barbara Koenen
Marc Sims speaks with Barbara Koenen, executive director at Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange.
CCRx is a 501c3 nonprofit that redistributes donated surplus materials, equipment, and supplies. CCRx focus is on Chicago teachers and their students, non-profit organizations, and arts and community groups, but they are open to everyone.
Reducing Neighborhood Crime: Bob Fioretti
One Mayor vs. Neighborhood Crime: Ben Joravsky
Marc Sims talks with the Chicago Reader's senior writer Ben Joravsky about Mayor Brandon Johnson and Chicago's neighborhood crime.
Chicago's Declining Black Population
Education & Artificial Intelligence: Cheryl Judice
Marc Sims talks with Cheryl Judice PhD about education & artificial intelligence.
Cheryl Y. Judice holds a PhD in sociology from Northwestern University.
Best Chicago-style BBQ
Marc Sims talks with Cheryl Judice, owner of Hecky’s Barbecue in Evanston Illinois.
Hecky’s Barbecue, an Evanston Illinois institution for nearly 40 years, won the Chicago Tribune’s Readers’ Choice Award for the best Chicago-style BBQ.
Teachers Union VS. Students: John Kugler
Marc Sims talks with education activist John Kugler about the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago politics.
Reducing Crime in Chicago: Gabriel Piemonte
I Vote for Democrats: Frank Lucchese-Soto
Marc Sims talks about politics with Chicagoan Frank Lucchese-Soto.
Decreasing Chicago's Neighborhood Crime: Ben Joravsky
Marc Sims talks with Chicago Reader senior writer Ben Joravsky about Mayor Brandon Johnson, neighborhood crime, and the Chicago Public Schools.
The Ben Joravsky Show
Teachers vs. A Powerful Teachers Union
Marc Sims talks with educator Rosita Chatonda about the powerful Chicago Teachers Union.
Judge OKs $9.25 million settlement between Chicago schools and teachers union.
Board approves $9.25 million settlement for Black CTU teachers, PSRPs, staff displaced by 2012-14 turnarounds.
LEO Catholic High School: Shaka Rawls
The Importance of Investigative Journalism: Mick Dumke
Gabriel Piemonte: Candidate 5th Ward Chicago
Old & New Chicago: Dick W. Simpson PhD
Marc Sims talks with professor Dick Simpson about Chicago politics of yesterday and today.Dick W. Simpson PhD Professor Emeritus Political Science University of Illinois Chicago
Daring To Win: Helen Shiller
Marc Sims talks with Helen Shiller about politics and activism.
Helen Shiller is the author of Daring to Struggle, Daring to Win: Five Decades of Resistance in Chicago's Uptown Community.
Reduce Crime Now: Brendan Shiller
Marc Sims talks with Attorney Brendan Shiller about reducing crime and violence in cities like Chicago.
Brendan Shiller is an attorney specializing in police misconduct and civil rights cases in Chicago, IL.
Neuroscience and The "N" Word: Aaron Freeman
Media Consumers Have Power: Eric Deggans
Patrick Brutus Candidate 6th Ward Chicago
Democrats in MAGA Country: Heidi Henry
Marc Sims talks with Heidi Henry about informing swing, and infrequent voters.
Heidi Henry was a Democratic Party candidate from LaSalle County, Illinois.
Of Boys And Men: Richard V. Reeves
Marc Sims talks with Richard V. Reeves about redefining what it means to be a man.Economic Studies Director - Future of the Middle Class Initiative
Jocilyn Floyd Candidate 7th Ward Chicago
Solitude Race and Class: William Deresiewicz
Democracy On The Ropes & Other Political Issues: Ben Joravsky
More Than A Business: Hecky's Barbecue
Chicago Is A Dangerous City: Peter Cunningham
Marc Sims talks with Peter Cunningham about ending Chicago's dangerous city narrative.
Peter Cunningham is a Chicago-based writer specializing in politics, government, education, and life.
Former Obama administration Assistant Secretary of Education.
Love Lives Not Guns: Trevon Bosley
77 Flavors of Chicago Dario Durham & Sara Faddah
We Can Reduce Crime & Violence: Andrew V. Papachristos
Marc Sims talks with Professor Andrew V. Papachristos about reducing crime and violence.
Andrew V. Papachristos is currently Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Northwestern University Neighborhood & Network Initiative.
Where Two Worlds Meet: Deanna Shoss
Choose The City Colleges of Chicago: Veronica Resa
Marc Sims speaks with Veronica Resa Director of Media Relations for the City Colleges of Chicago.
Community College Completion: Kermit Kaleba
Marc Sims talks with Kermit Kaleba about completing a community college education.
Kermit Kaleba is the strategy director of employment-aligned credential programs for Lumina Foundation.
What Is Social Justice: Mia Henry
Attorney Richard Boykin Candidate Cook County Board President
The News Media Chicago The Good Work: Justin Kaufmann
Marc Sims talks with Justin Kaufmann about the news media past and present.
Justin Kaufmann is a media professional in Chicago, for over 25 years, working in radio, television, print and digital.
Can A School Prevent Crime? Charles Cole lll Ed.D MPA
The Case Against Education: Bryan Caplan Phd
Preventing Neighborhood Crime In Chicago: Peter Cunningham
Marc Sims speaks with Peter Cunningham about preventing neighborhood crime.
Peter Cunningham is a longtime communications leader in Chicago currently working with Chicago CRED, a violence prevention organization.
High-Dosage Tutoring: Monica P. Bhatt
Marc Sims talks with Monica P. Bhatt about high-dosage tutoring.
Dr. Monica P. Bhatt is the Senior Research Director at the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab.
“Shut Up. Lawyer Up.” Attorney April Preyar
Preparing Students For College: Garrard McClendon PhD
Help Reduce Crime & Violence: Roseanna Ander
Marc Sims asks Roseanna Ander how the Chicago Crime Lab helps reduce crime & violence.
Roseanna Ander serves as the founding Executive Director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab and the University of Chicago Education Lab.