DePaul economics professor Michael Miller joins John Williams to explain what would entice people to return to work after receiving unemployment benefits for a long time due to the pandemic. And he describes what those people can do to make those offers worth their while.
New England Sports Network betting analyst Sam Panayotovich joins John Williams to talk about what the heck happened at the end of the White Sox game Wednesday. And what will Justin Fields add to the Chicago Bears?
Mark Kelly, Commissioner for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, joins John Williams to talk about “Open Culture,” the term being used to describe the reopening of events and spaces in Chicago. And he explains how events can remain safe as the city fully reopens. Visit choosechicago.com/events for more information.
Northwestern Medicine licensed clinical social worker Mia Rusev joins John Williams to discuss languishing, a feeling of indifference 13 months into the COVID pandemic. She offers suggestions to keep the mind busy and motivated day-to-day, to prevent days from looking the same.
Stephanie Bonin started a petition on Change.org to pass a stimulus bill for checks of $2,000 a month to all Americans. So far, more than two million people have signed the petition, and she joins John Williams to explain why she thinks Americans need the money.
Jill Schlesinger is the news business analyst for CBS and the host of the “Jill on Money” podcast. She joins John Williams to explain what a non-fungible token is. She also outlines how cryptocurrency trading works, especially as Dogecoin takes off.
Author Jessica Lahey of The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence joins John Williams to share tips on how to talk to kids about substance addiction, and lead them on a meaningful path. Join the webinar tonight, which will feature Jessica as speaker.
National Association of Letter Carriers Union Representative Mack Julion joins John Williams to encourage applicants to the postal service. He explains how the union can help those waiting a long time to hear back after an interview.
Chicago Sun-Times education reporter Nader Issa joins John Williams to explain some of the reasons why Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. Janice Jackson won’t renew her contract as CEO after four years. Those include the multiple teacher strikes, the pandemic, and differing comfort levels of CPS families.
Hamline University Political Science Professor David Schultz joins John Williams to discuss the case of a high school cheerleader who was suspended from the team for using profane language in reference to the sport via Snapchat. He explains why what goes on outside the school gates should be treated as such, and listeners respond. Read […]
Moody Tongue and Porto are two of the new dining and drink establishments in Chicago that have been awarded with Michelin stars. Both their owners join John Williams to talk about their restaurants, their work, and their favorite and most popular menu items.
Dr. Kevin Most joins John Williams, along with a mother whose daughter has been without taste and smell for 267 days. Dr. Most offers suggestions on whom to consult with if you have this long-haul symptom of COVID.
Harper College President Dr. Avis Proctor joins John Williams to talk about the low cost great education at her school and President Biden’s plan to make all junior and community college education free.
Jon Hansen joins John Williams to describe his journey through Geneva, which involved delicious eats from All Chocolate Kitchen and fascinating historic sites like the Fabyan Windmill. Your Hometown Geneva was sponsored by McDonald’s, At Properties and Bare Moxie Bra and Swim Boutique.