Joel Weisman

WTTW's 'Chicago Week in Review'

Guest

Host of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, a weekly program on public television station WTTW Channel 11; former reporter for the Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times

Joel Weisman on KCRW

Marathon negotiations began last November, but they broke down yesterday and today some 26,000 teachers are  on strike  in Chicago.

Chicago Teachers Strike Leaves 350,000 Students without School

Marathon negotiations began last November, but they broke down yesterday and today some 26,000 teachers are on strike in Chicago.

from To the Point

As the state legislature considers impeachment, Rod Blagojevich today went out for a jog.

Blagojevich Vows to Break Silence as Impeachment Process Begins

As the state legislature considers impeachment, Rod Blagojevich today went out for a jog.

from To the Point

Governor Ron Blogojevich was arrested this morning on  federal corruption charges , including that he tried to sell his power to appoint Barack Obama's successor to the US Senate.

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Taken into Federal Custody

Governor Ron Blogojevich was arrested this morning on federal corruption charges , including that he tried to sell his power to appoint Barack Obama's successor to the US Senate.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

from Greater LA

The federal government is set to roll out new child tax credit payments as part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

from KCRW Features

Among the 200 unhoused people along the Venice Beach boardwalk, so far 77 have been moved indoors.

from KCRW Features

Marion Nestle’s book “Unsavory Truths” contains shocking revelations about how the science that influences what we eat is corrupted by corporate interests.

from Scheer Intelligence

Journalist Richard Silverstein has been sounding the alarm bells about the private surveillance spyware sold by Israel’s NSO for years.

from Scheer Intelligence

Sha’Carri Richardson tested positive for THC, so the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed her a one-month suspension.

from KCRW Features

“It's really hard for parents to go back to work if there's not a safe place to leave your child when they're not in school.

from KCRW Features

High school senior Kelly Danielpour founded VaxTeen to give her peers reliable and easy-to-understand information about COVID.

from Greater LA

It’s an issue many communities across California are wrestling with: how to preserve historic buildings and landmarks that are part of their heritage without draining local government…

from Zócalo's Connecting California