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Provocadoras conversaciones, agudas perspectivas, ideas emergentes y brillantes invitados nos ayudarán a entender y descubrir cómo crear, competir y crecer en el escenario de disrupción que nos presenta la cuarta revolución industrial.

Alex Gallardo


    • Jun 27, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Democrats are focusing on the polls to protect abortion rights. But is that enough?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 14:11

    In response to the reversal of Roe v. Wade, Democratic leaders have been saying Roe is on the ballot. Reset discusses the Democratic strategy to protect abortion rights at the federal level and whether it'll be enough to drive voters to the polls in the fall. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Stephanie Kim Guest: Lynn Sweet

    How anti-abortion activists worked the courts, campaign finances and the GOP in their favor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 14:39

    According to legal historian Mary Ziegler, the fall of Roe v. Wade was decades in the making. Reset digs into the conservative movement that successfully overturned Roe. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Stephanie Kim Guest: Mary Ziegler

    What Dobbs v. Jackson means for the future of privacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 17:42

    When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, they changed a 50-year legal precedent for the “right to privacy” under the 14th Amendment. This could impact other landmark civil rights decisions, including contraception, sodomy, interracial marriage, and same-sex marriage. Reset uncovers what the Dobbs v. Jackson decision could mean for other rights. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Isabelle Earl, Sarah Stark Guest: Susan Burgess

    While the Christian right rejoices, other faith communities worry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 27:15

    As the country continues to react to the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe V. Wade and debate a path forward, faith communities remain divided. While the anti-abortion movement in politics has been powered largely by white evangelicals and Catholic leadership, the majority of Catholics and at least a third of evangelicals believe abortion should be legal and accessible. Meanwhile, many Americans of other faiths (or no faith) see the ruling as an infringement on their own freedom of and from religion. Reset digs into the impact of the SCOTUS ruling on Chicago's communities of faith. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Meha Ahmad Guests: Eman Abdelhadi, Rabbi Amanda Green, Nadia Mohajir, Joanne Terrell

    Abortion is illegal in some states neighboring Illinois

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 18:17

    Four states banned abortion immediately after Roe V. Wade was overturned, including two of Illinois's neighbors: Missouri and Kentucky. In Wisconsin, a pre-Roe ban is expected to go into effect in the near future. Reset spoke with reporters from Missouri, Kentucky and Wisconsin to find out how abortion advocates, anti-abortion advocates, and legislators are responding to abortion restricitons in their states. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Claire Hyman, Lynnea Domienik Guests: Molly Beck, Sarah Fentem, Aprile Rickert

    Reset Special Saturday Edition: What the end of Roe means for abortion access in Illinois

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 45:07

    Following the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade, Illinois and Chicago leaders have promised to keep Illinois a safe haven for people seeking abortion. Trigger laws have already gone into effect in neighboring states, including Kentucky and Missouri. Reset discusses what the fall of Roe will mean for the Chicago region and for providers who work near the border.

    Special Coverage Hour 2: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 46:51

    The Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade Friday, reversing the 1973 landmark decision that made abortion legal nationwide. Each state now has the authority to limit or ban access to abortion. Reset continues special coverage and takes calls from Chicagoans to hear their thoughts on the decision. Host: Mary Dixon Producer: Reset team Guests: Kristen Schorsch, Katie Watson, Candace Wayne, Megan Jeyifo, Amy Gehrke

    Special Coverage Hour 1: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 53:10

    In a 6-3 ruling Friday, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that overturns the landmark 1973 decision on abortion rights in Roe v. Wade. For people living in states with so-called trigger bans on abortion, the impact will be immediate. Reset hosts special coverage and turns to NPR coverage on President Biden's address. Host: Mary Dixon Producer: Reset team Guest: Kristen Schorsch, Amanda Becker, Dr. Melissa Simon, Dr. Allison Cowett

    What's that building? 165 N. May Street

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 10:43

    Reset architecture sleuth Dennis Rodkin takes us to Chicago's West Loop to explore a mysterious four-story building a WBEZ listener reached out with questions about. Host: Mary Dixon Producers: Stephanie Kim Guest: Dennis Rodkin

    Biden announces changes to Title IX on 50th anniversary

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 20:34

    Title IX turns 50 years old on Thursday. The landmark law, signed in 1972, requires educational institutions that receive government funding to treat all sexes equally. To celebrate the 50th anniversary, Reset talks to a former high school athlete who was among the first generation of Title IX beneficiaries about the difference it made for her, and how far Title IX still needs to go. Host: Mary Dixon Producers: Meha Ahmad Guest: Elizabeth Tang, Melissa Isaacson

    What to know about Cook County judicial primaries

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 14:49

    If you're prosecuted for a crime, file for divorce, or contest a traffic ticket, you'll come face-to-face with a judge. Voters sometimes underestimate the importance of judge races, so Injustice Watch put together a guide to judicial elections in next week's Illinois primary. Reset gets the low-down on how to vote for judges from a Chicago reporter. Host: Mary Dixon Producers: Sarah Stark Guest: Maya Dukmasova

    Armadillos are on their way to Chicago

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 14:01

    They're already overwhelming Carbondale in Southern Illinois. Soon enough, they could be in your Chicagoland backyard. Reset checks in with an armadillo expert to get the low-down on the burrowing mammals we could soon call neighbors. Host: Mary Dixon Producers: Christian Elliott Guest: Agustin Jiménez

    The environmental case before the Supreme Court is about nothing but could change everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 18:23

    Power plants are the second largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, but the Supreme Court is set to rule on a case that could prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating these emissions. The main plaintiff in the case, West Virginia v. the Environmental Protection Agency, is asking for this regulatory power to be given to Congress. This has huge ramifications for the president's ability to fight climate change. Reset learns more about the case and potential rulings from a legal expert and hears implications for practitioners from our sustainability contributor. Host: Mary Dixon Producers: Lynnea Domienik Guest: David Dana, Karen Weigert

    Six candidates battle for Secretary of State seat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 13:53

    Next Tuesday, Illinoisans will choose amongst either four Democrats or two Republicans candidates to fill the shoes of Jesse White, who served as Secretary of State for 23 years. Reset takes a look into this race before the primary elections kick off on June 28th. Host: Mary Dixon Producer: Isabelle Earl Guest: Amanda Vinicky, Paris Schutz

    Chicago Innovator: A new weeklong event ‘celebrating the greatness' of Gary Indiana

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 12:06

    This is Gary is a five day event that will feature learning about the past on a “mobile museum”, honoring community nominated “Trailblazers” and culminating in a “Gospel Explosion Concert.” Reset talks to the creator of the This Is Gary event. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Lynnea Domienik Guest: Joslyn Kelly

    Invasive carp are getting a rebrand

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 12:42

    “Sustainably wild, surprisingly delicious,” goes the slogan. Unlike the bottom feeding common carp, invasive Asian carp species – grass, silver, bighead and black – make a light, healthy meal. Increased commercial demand for the fish could help reduce government funds that currently go toward managing the invasive species. Reset checks in with a DNR official following today's unveiling of the new name. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Christian Elliott Guest: Natalie Finnie

    Lawmakers pressure Google over ‘anti-abortion clinics' in search results

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 13:36

    Anti-abortion clinics, which attempt to dissuade people from getting abortions, pose health and safety risks. So 21 lawmakers, including Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, signed a letter Friday urging Google to add disclaimers to search results for so-called “pregnancy resource centers.” Reset debriefs with a reporter who wrote about the letter. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Brenda Ruiz, Sarah Stark Guest: Kim Bellware

    COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins for children under 5 years old

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 7:20

    The CDC recently approved vaccines in children 6 months to 4 years-old. Chicago's vaccination plan for this age group is now underway across the city. Reset checks in with an infectious specialist on what parents should know before getting their young children vaccinated. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Marie Mendoza Guest: Dr. Allison Bartlett

    New play about abortion opens in Chicago as nation braces for possible end of Roe v. Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 11:02

    In The Billboard, journalist Natalie Moore tells the story of a fictional Black women's clinic in Englewood on Chicago's South Side and its fight for reproductive rights. Reset learns more about the new production ahead of its world premiere. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producer: Stephanie Kim Guest: Natalie Moore

    Chicago faith leaders stage die-in at south suburban Riverdale gun shop

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 5:51

    On Wednesday, a group of Chicago faith leaders protested outside Chuck's Gun Shop in south suburban Riverdale, Ill. The demonstration was in response to the toll of gun violence in Chicago and across the country. Reset learns more about the effort and what local faith leaders are doing to keep their communities safe. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Stephanie Kim Guest: Chris Harris Sr.

    The push for more diverse participants in Alzheizmer's research

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 13:54

    Millions of Americans live with Alzheimer's disease but there's little diversity among research participants. The AHEAD Study is trying to change that. Reset brings on a Chicago neurologist who's a part of the national clinical trials and discusses her efforts to recruit more participants from Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Stephanie Kim Guest: Dr. Neelum Aggarwal

    Kim Foxx on gun violence in Chicago

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 17:20

    So far in 2022, there have been nearly 300 mass shootings in the U.S. And after the supermarket shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., and the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the nation's focus has zeroed in on tackling gun violence with renewed vigor. As lawmakers work to pass a bipartisan gun bill, Reset discusses what local leaders can do to address gun violence in Chicago and Illinois. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producer: Meha Ahmad Guest: Kim Foxx

    ‘Melanin Martha' uses cooking to explore identity, preserve history

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 16:05

    Chef Jordan Wimby, also known as The Melanin Martha, strives to use food to create a space for people to learn about where they come from. Reset learns more about how she's trying to address issues of access, trauma, queerness and self-care through cooking. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Brenda Ruiz, Meha Ahmad Guests: Jordan Wimby

    Chicago's Melody Angel talks blues, racial justice and Jimi Hendrix

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 21:51

    Musician Melody Angel recently performed at Chicago's Blues Fest, bringing a modern and youthful edge to the beloved genre. And she's back with new music in her album Foxy. Reset sits down with the artist about going to Chicago's Blues Fest as a baby, the first time she heard Prince, and why she thinks a love for the blues is a prerequisite for loving all music. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Meha Ahmad Guest: Melody Angel

    Chicago's Melody Angel talks blues, racial justice and Jimi Hendrix

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 21:51

    Musician Melody Angel recently performed at Chicago's Blues Fest, bringing a modern and youthful edge to the beloved genre. And she's back with new music in her album Foxy. Reset sits down with the artist about going to Chicago's Blues Fest as a baby, the first time she heard Prince, and why she thinks a love for the blues is a prerequisite for loving all music. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Meha Ahmad Guest: Melody Angel

    What should you be reading this Juneteenth?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 10:42

    Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and has evolved into a celebration of Black music, arts, literature and culture. In honor of the federal holiday, Reset checks in with two Black bookstore owners to hear their Juneteenth must-reads. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Marie Mendoza Guest: Verlean Singletary, Nzingha Nommo

    The queer fiction boom is here to stay

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 16:07

    For generations, LGBTQ literature was inaccessible to many readers. But over the past few years, queer people have had more opportunities than ever to see themselves in the stories on the shelves of their local bookstores and public libraries. Reset explores the growing landscape of queer fiction with three guests who have built careers on it. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producer: Sarah Stark, Isabelle Earl Guests: Beatrice Hitchman, Anita Kelly, Laynie Rose Rizer

    Ed Yong's new book explores how animals perceive, experience the world

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 18:47

    In his new book An Immense World, Ed Yong takes a break from his tireless pandemic reporting for The Atlantic to take readers inside the wondrous and innumerable different ways animals perceive the world around them — from bees and songbirds to scallops and crocodiles. Reset sits down with the award winning writer to learn more about the book and some of his favorite quirky wildlife. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Christian Elliott Guest: Ed Yong

    What to watch for on Day 4 of the Jan. 6 hearings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 12:35

    The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol will focus the fourth day of hearings on the pressure former president Donald Trump and his allies put on state legislatures to overturn the elections. Reset checks in with a legal expert for a preview of today's meeting and for key takeaways from the hearings so far. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producer: Lynnea Domienik Guest: Steven Schwinn

    Sun-Times columnist opens up about taking care of his aging father

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 14:00

    Neil Steinberg's dad is 89. The former nuclear physicist is not as sharp as he once was. And Neil says, it's time to listen to him. Reset checks in with a writer who shared his personal story ahead of Father's Day. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Daniel Tucker Guests: Neil Steinberg

    WBEZ's Weekly News Recap: June 17, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 31:31

    The primary election is less than two weeks away. Reset's Weekly News Recap has analysis of the races and candidates and an update on the 2023 mayoral election. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Andrea Guthmann Guests: Amanda Vinicky, Jacoby Cochran, Mariah Woelfel

    Food Friday: James Beard Award

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 16:11

    The James Beard Awards returned to Chicago this week after a two-year hiatus. Reset talks with the city's sole James Beard Award winner and a few finalists. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Brenda Ruiz Guests: Erick Williams, Jason Hamel, Timothy Flores, Genie Kwon, Brenda Ruiz

    The Fed approves biggest rate hike since 1994 to curb inflation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 15:02

    The Federal Reserve Bank on Wednesday hiked its benchmark interest rate by 0.75%, the biggest increase since 1994. More interest rate hikes are expected in the coming months as the Fed seeks to curb the highest inflation in 40 years. Reset checks in with an expert to better understand inflation and what's being done to rein it in. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Daniel Tucker, Stephanie Kim Guest: David Wessel

    Chicagoans react to Biden's executive order protecting LGBTQ people

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 14:48

    Since the beginning of the year, lawmakers have introduced more than 300 anti-LGBTQ bills in state legislatures across the country. On Wednesday, President Biden signed an executive order combating “discriminatory legislative attacks.” Reset talks to three Chicago-based advocates to understand what this order means. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Sarah Stark Guests: McKensie Mack, LaSaia Wade, Stephanie Skora

    Movies you can binge to celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 13:59

    Looking for a way to celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month? We've got you covered with Caribbean-made and island-themed movies that will transport you to the tropics. Reset discusses the history of the month and movies to watch to mark the occasion. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Sasha-Ann Simons Guest: Anna-Lysa Gayle

    ‘Last Summer On State Street' pays tribute to forgotten stories of Black girls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 18:57

    Chicago author Toya Wolfe's debut novel Last Summer on State Street is a coming-of-age story about growing up in the Robert Taylor Homes in Bronzeville in the late '90s. Drawing from her own experience growing up in the housing project on the South Side, Wolfe weaves a tale of friendship, segregation, community and compassion. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Meha Ahmad, Sasha-Ann Simons Guest: Toya Wolfe

    CPS has fewer police officers in schools. How's the transition going?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 13:54

    In the last two years, the number of police officers inside Chicago Public Schools has dropped by one-third. Since 2020, it's been up to local school councils to decide whether to keep officers in the building. Reset learns more about how CPS is changing its approach to addressing root causes of student behavior. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Stephanie Kim Guests: Nader Issa and Sarah Karp

    Google engineer says company AI is alive. What does that mean?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 10:36

    Artificial intelligence becoming sentient might not be as far off as we think.Reset talks about a Google engineer's claim that the company AI is alive, and how far technology has come in achieving consciousness. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Brenda Ruiz Guest: Nitasha Tiku

    Climate change could set off disasters along Lake Michigan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 7:31

    Lake Michigan's rising water levels could mean catastrophic consequences for areas near current or former industrial sites. That's according to a new report from the Environmental Law and Policy Center, which also offers recommendations for how to combat this potential devastation. To learn more, Reset goes straight to the source. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Meha Ahmad, Sarah Stark Guest: Howard Learner

    Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me! finds new home in the Fine Arts Building

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 13:28

    This Thursday the NPR comedy quiz show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! emerges from a two-year stretch of recording by Zoom. Starting June 16, host Peter Sagal, scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, and a rotating panel of comedians will take the stage before a live audience at the elegant 125-year old Studebaker Theater in the Loop's Fine Arts Building. Pre-pandemic, the show taped its episodes at the Chase Bank Auditorium, in the basement of the Chase Bank building. Host Peter Sagal joins Reset to fill us in, and hopefully not to quiz us. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Char Daston Guest: Peter Sagal

    Inside WBEZ's free summer guide

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 6:51

    Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Stephanie Kim Guest: Cassie Burke

    Caterpillar moves headquarters to Texas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 6:41

    Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Christian Elliott Guest: Sarah Freishtat

    Abortion Stories: Not all abortions are created equal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 20:37

    In 2012, when Casey was on birth control, she discovered she had somehow gotten pregnant. In 2018, when she was between IUDs, Casey discovered she was pregnant again. Despite having a good job and a good husband, Casey didn't want a baby. Reset talks with Casey and asks: who are abortions really for? Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Isabelle Earl Guest: Kristen Schorsch

    We are closer than ever to getting a COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 10:12

    More than two years into the pandemic, kids under 5 are expectedly weeks away from having an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine. Reset asks an infectious disease specialist why the process has taken so long. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Claire Hyman Guest: Dr. Mia Taormina

    Abortion Stories: The stigma surrounding abortion leaves some helpless

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 16:17

    At 17 years-old, Jane discovered she was pregnant after being sexually assaulted. Her pro-life upbringing in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints left her scared and ashamed to try and get an abortion. So, she took matters into her own hands. After sitting in a hot tub for hours, drinking extensive amounts of caffeine, and relentlessly exercising, Jane induced a miscarriage–a excrutiatingly painful experience. Reset listens to Jane's story and processes the content with WBEZ government and politics reporter Kristen Schorsch. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Isabelle Earl Guest: Kristen Schorsch

    The pandemic made escaping domestic abuse harder, especially for immigrant women

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 11:14

    Stigma, shame and lack of resources are some of the factors that make it hard for people harmed by domestic violence to flee a dangerous situation. But for some immigrant women—who might me less connected to social services—it can be even more difficult. Reset spoke to the leaders of two organizations that provide crisis support to domestic violence survivors to learn how cultural competence is key to providing immigrant women the care they need. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Claire Hyman, Stephanie Kim Guests: Linda Tortolero, Neha Gill

    Chicago plants less trees in lower income neighborhoods than on wealthier, whiter streets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 8:58

    A new investigation finds more trees were planted in wealthier, whiter neighborhoods in the past decade over those with higher need in Chicago's South and West side. Reset learns about the impact of fewer trees in a neighborhood. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Christian Elliott, Brenda Ruiz Guest: Joe Mahr

    Chicago Office of Emergency Management issues a heat advisory

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 9:29

    Summer hasn't officially started yet but you can expect an almost record breaking heat index this week. Reset talks through what to expect and how to stay cool. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Brenda Ruiz Guest: Scott Collis

    Cubs get walloped in New York

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 11:26

    Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producers: Isabelle Earl and Christian Elliott Guest: Cheryl Raye-Stout

    January 6th Analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 19:16

    Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Lynnea Domienik Guests: Tom Mockaitis and Robert Pape

    New poll shows many Illinois Republican voters are still loyal to Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 11:20

    A majority of Republican voters in Illinois would support Donald Trump running for president again in 2024, according to a new Chicago Sun-Times/WBEZ poll. The results come as the Jan. 6 hearings focus on Trump's role in the violent insurrection with his false election claims. Reset digs into the findings, and how much influence Trump could have on the Illinois primary. Host: Sasha-Ann Simons Producer: Stephanie Kim Guest: Dave McKinney

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