Policy in Practice

No Legislation Left Behind

An education expert discusses the future of education policy legislation

Policy Radio | Cristal Thomas on Illinois State Government: Present and Future

In this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Julie Cooper sits down with Cristal Thomas, the Deputy Governor of Illinois, to discuss Governor Pat Quinn’s major policy initiatives and what the future holds for Illinois.

Fueling the Fire: Azerbaijan, Iran, and the World’s Energy

Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the U.S. discusses international energy policy in an increasingly complex geopolitical atmosphere

Legitimized Repression

Community organizer Italia Méndez reflects on sexual violence and political repression in Mexico.

Fiscal Cliff Imminent: Where We’re Heading

Bob Greenstein talks about tax policy, the recession, and what to expect from the fiscal cliff

Policy Radio | Geoffrey Garin Talks Polling, Strategy, and the 2012 Presidential Election

On this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Claire O’Hanlon sits down with Geoff Garin to talk about the results of the 2012 presidential election, the changing demography of the electorate, third parties, and how polling has changed over the course of Mr. Garin’s career.

General’s Hospital

Deputy Surgeon General Boris Lushniak discusses innovations in health care, from electronic records to New York's soda ban

True Grit: Paul Tough on Non-Cognitive Skills Education

A nationally-renowned author seeks to expand the way we view educational attainment

Policy Radio | Alexander Heffner on Youth Political Engagement and the 2012 Presidential Election

In this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Lindsey Hearn sits down with journalist and civic educator Alexander Heffner to discuss the evolving dynamics of youth political participation and civic engagement, and the implications of the recent emergent trends for the 2012 presidential campaign.

Stand and Deliver: A Historical Perspective on Chicago’s Teachers Union Strike

Understanding Chicago's teacher union strike and its impact from a historical context.

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