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  • Post Reports: Four Hours of Insurrection

    Post Reports: Four Hours of InsurrectionWe’re all still processing what happened on January 6th. Despite the hours and hours of video circulating online, we still didn’t feel like we had a visceral, on-the-ground sense of what happened that day. Until we heard the piece we’re featuri… 7 days ago, 16 Jan 21, 12:00pm

  • More Money Less Problems

    More Money Less ProblemsBack in March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic was just beginning and the shelter-in-place orders brought the economy to a screeching halt, a quirky-but-clever idea to save the economy made its way up to some of the highest levels of government. Cong… 8 days ago, 15 Jan 21, 8:32am

  • Sight Unseen

    Sight UnseenAs the attacks were unfolding on the Capitol, a steady stream of images poured onto our screens. Photo editor Kainaz Amaria tells us what she was looking for--and seeing--that afternoon. And she runs into a dilemma we've talked about before. In … 10 days ago, 13 Jan 21, 6:07am

  • A Note from Radiolab

    A Note from RadiolabIn the past few weeks, there have been a lot of conversations about the tolerance of harassment and bad behavior in our industry and in particular of a person who worked on our show five years ago, Andy Mills.The Radiolab team wants to say to the pe… 16 days ago, 7 Jan 21, 3:55pm

  • A Terrible Covid Christmas Special

    A Terrible Covid Christmas SpecialThis year was the worst. And as our staff tried to figure out what to do for our last episode of 2020, co-host Latif Nasser thought, what if we stare straight into the darkness … and make a damn Christmas special about it.Latif begins with a story… 31 days ago, 23 Dec 20, 12:53pm

Sound Opinions

  • Loyola Clinic Focuses On Long-Term COVID-19 Symptoms

    Loyola Clinic Focuses On Long-Term COVID-19 SymptomsMany infected with COVID-19 develop long-term symptoms associated with the disease, nearly 10% in recovery now referred to as “long-haulers.” Dr. Jose Biller at Loyola Medicine is behind the latest clinic opened to study and treat these patients… 10 hours ago, 23 Jan 21, 12:00am

  • Illinois Housing Appeals Board Has Never Heard A Case

    Illinois Housing Appeals Board Has Never Heard A CaseIn 2009, Illinois created a board to provide checks and balances for the development of affordable housing, but it’s never heard a case. Host: Melba Lara; Reporter: Natalie Moore 11 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 11:40pm

  • The Pandemic’s Toll On One Chicago Family

    The Pandemic’s Toll On One Chicago FamilyThe Little Village community has been hit hard by COVID-19. One family there is banding together to confront the pandemic’s worst effects. Host: Mary Dixon; Reporter: Sarah Karp 20 hours ago, 22 Jan 21, 1:59pm

  • U of I Has Its Own COVID-19 Test For This Semester

    U of I Has Its Own COVID-19 Test For This SemesterThe co-creator of the University of Illinois' COVID-19 saliva test looks ahead to the next semester, as students return campus this week. Host: Melba Lara; Reporter: 2 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 10:20pm

  • Despite Pandemic, New Business Is Up 45% In Illinois

    Despite Pandemic, New Business Is Up 45% In IllinoisIllinois has lost a lot of small businesses because of COVID-19, but some new businesses are springing up. Host: Mary Dixon; Reporter: Michael Puente 3 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 1:45pm