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On the Trail is a podcast collection discussing Chicago - and American - politics and related issues during the city's municipal campaign of 2018-2019.

On the Trail is a podcast collection discussing Chicago - and American - politics and related issues during the city's municipal campaign of 2018-2019.
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United States

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On the Trail is a podcast collection discussing Chicago - and American - politics and related issues during the city's municipal campaign of 2018-2019.

Language:

English

Contact:

773-717-2842


Episodes

Podcast 22 January 4 2019

2/4/2019
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Asset bridges - building wealth for everyone in the community; plus, our endorsement from the Chicago Tribune

Duration:00:08:37

Podcast 21 January 29 2019

1/29/2019
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All about economics: An extended podcast where I lay out the essential elements of my plan to revitalize the south end of the ward.

Duration:00:11:59

Podcast 20 January 25

1/25/2019
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The many meanings of the word Progressive.

Duration:00:10:21

Podcast 19

1/24/2019
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Back on the air; reviewing two facets of the campaign's priorities: giving voice to regular folks and the need for an economic solution for struggling families.

Duration:00:12:40

Podcast 18 October 19 2019

10/19/2018
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Considering this millennial moment in Chicago politics, Laquan Day, "What's in it for South Shore" discussion, mural for Willie Pickins.

Duration:00:15:24

Podcast 17 October 15 2018

10/15/2018
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A campaign update, with an invitation to collect signatures with us or set a date for us to show up on your block; endless roadwork in the heart of Hyde Park; and a live old-time radio show coming this weekend.

Duration:00:13:32

Podcast 16 October 11 2018

10/11/2018
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A homeless eviction in Hyde Park, the Treasure Island meeting and what's next, and this election season's new generation of candidates.

Duration:00:13:12

Podcast 15 October 9 2018

10/9/2018
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Chicago media and the riot that never was, why we need a civilian police oversight council, and a meeting about Treasure Island's closure.

Duration:00:12:52

Podcast 14 October 4 2018

10/4/2018
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Today we consider the words of Frank Chapman, Field Organizer for the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, regarding what we should expect, and how we should react, when the Jason Van Dyke verdict is rendered.

Duration:00:07:09

Podcast 13 October 3 2018

10/3/2018
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What happens to Raoul's seat if he becomes AG; the Van Dyke trial and a brief introduction to CPAC; and South Shore parking ticket hero.

Duration:00:14:01

Podcast 12 October 2 2018

10/2/2018
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A discussion about a sidewalk, which represents the challenges of the Fifth Ward; more conversation about food system solutions, on the heels of the news Treasure Island is closing and as we wait for a new grocer in South Shore.

Duration:00:16:40

Podcast 11 October 1 2018

10/1/2018
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Talking about the closing of Treasure Island in Hyde Park, the still-vacant Dominicks storefront in South Shore, and how to deal with a Fifth Ward with few grocery options.

Duration:00:16:28

Podcast 10 September 28 2018

9/28/2018
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Appreciating Columbia College students and announcing a new venture with some of them; a little about St. Martin de Porres House of Hope in Woodlawn.

Duration:00:11:07

Podcast 9 September 27 2018

9/27/2018
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Painting murals in Woodlawn's crumbling viaducts; a sidewalk in Hyde Park sparks a petition campaign; U of C's Washington Park Arts Block.

Duration:00:08:44

Podcast 8 September 26 2018

9/26/2018
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Fighting for the life of our communities; extractive investment, with an illustration of predatory practices in our neighborhoods; and an early plug for Connect South Shore.

Duration:00:08:45

Podcast 7 September 25, 2018

9/25/2018
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Strange Lori Lightfoot coverage and part two of a discussion about local economics in South Side communities.

Duration:00:12:12

Podcast 6 September 24 2018

9/24/2018
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Collaboration among South Side campaigns, part 1 of a series on South Side economics, South Shore Weekly's best of the South Side.

Duration:00:08:31

Podcast 5 September 21 2018

9/21/2018
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Considering crowded aldermanic races and nontraditional candidates; a few words about a new CPS report; and a plug for The Quarry

Duration:00:12:42

Podcast 4 September 20 2018

9/20/2018
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In this episode, Gabriel Piemonte discusses a meeting of South Side insurgent candidates, the closure of Ancien Cafe in Hyde Park, and a reminder that the Hyde Park Used Book Sale is around the corner

Duration:00:11:24

Podcast 1 September 17 2018

9/17/2018
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A brief podcast covering Fifth Ward aldermanic candidate Gabriel Piemonte's views on the mayoral election and petition signing; Stony Island Avenue; and the Van Dyke trial.

Duration:00:12:25