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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


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    Bobby Rush and his decades-long impact on Chicago

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 14:11

    Democratic Congressman Bobby Rush says he'll retire after 30 years representing Chicago's South Side and south suburbs. Reset talks with a former political strategist for Rush as well as a political scientist.

    CPS cancels classes after teachers union votes to shift to remote learning

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 23:51

    The Chicago Teachers Union voted late Tuesday night to shift to remote learning, saying schools are unsafe because of the city's record-high COVID positivity rate. But the mayor and the city's top doc continue to assert that schools are safe. Reset checks in with WBEZ education reporter Sarah Karp and CTU Vice President Stacy Davis Gates. We also check in with Suzanne Johnson, deputy superintendent of school district U-46 in Elgin about how their district is responding.

    Chicago Innovators: ShoCo Chicago highlights small businesses that give back

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 11:45

    ShoCho Chicago is a new nonprofit project that provides an online directory of small businesses that give back to the community and creates incentives to shop intentionally. For the latest in our weekly series “Chicago Innovators,” we check in with a public relations professional who helped start the initiative and discuss her vision to make Chicago the birthplace of the shop community movement.

    Far-right media influencers and QAnon's conflict over audience numbers after Trump era

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 11:33

    Right-wing media influencers battle online over Internet fame, viewer donations, subscriptions and followers. Reset hears from a Washington Post reporter about the online power vacuum created after the departure of former President Donald Trump.

    University of Chicago shares findings on January 6th insurrectionists

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 13:50

    One year ago the nation watched in horror as the U.S. Capitol was attacked by its own citizens. A University of Chicago political scientist has been studying the insurrectionists and shares his findings with Reset.

    Chicago's top doctor on omicron holiday surge, in-person learning

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 17:20

    As the omicron variant continues to spread the country, Chicago has new vaccine mandates for indoor venues to encourage residents to get their shots. Reset checks in with the city's top doctor for the latest COVID-19 guidelines.

    The CDC releases new COVID quarantining guidelines

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 13:12

    The new recommendations say COVID patients with no symptoms and a negative test can quarantine for just 5 days.

    As omicron surges, what happens to schools?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 12:34

    The omicron variant is pushing COVID case counts to new highs in the U.S. We explore what that means for K-12 education.

    An Englewood group is working to close the wealth gap one business at a time

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 14:57

    The Re-up Project is all about keeping wealth in the neighborhood and building up local Black businesses.

    It's a wrap for HBO comedy ‘Insecure' with Issa Rae

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 9:27

    The show had its series finale on Sunday, and every fan has an opinion on how the stories of the main characters came to a close.

    New curator shares his vision for Chicago's DuSable Museum of African American History

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 17:16

    The museum recently tapped curator and historian Danny Dunson for the role.

    Debut novel ‘The Final Revival of Opal + Nev' is a nuanced look at rock ‘n' roll

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 17:48

    Satire, oral history and fiction come together beautifully in this powerful debut novel about a real-life rock 'n' roll duo.

    Workplace comedy ‘South Side' brings Chicago humor, talent and stories to HBO

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 18:19

    The creators of ‘South Side' share their inspiration for the show after the release of its second season.

    Advocates argue hiring people with criminal records could address the labor shortage, supply chain issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 18:49

    A 2021 study of human resource managers found that about half would be willing to hire someone with a record — an increase since 2018.

    New book ‘The Family Roe' tells the story of ‘Jane Roe' from the landmark Supreme Court case

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 21:42

    The deeply researched book reveals new details about Norma McCorvey, the plaintif in the landmark 1973 abortion case Roe v. Wade.

    Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. addresses housing insecurity for South Side women and girls

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 15:32

    The founder of the organization has created a home to shelter young women in need of support. She says it's just the beginning.

    Housing affordability and accessibility was a major issue in Illinois in 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 15:27

    Reset checks in on the state of rental assistance, evictions and housing accessibility in the Chicago area as we look toward 2022.

    What will 2022 hold for Chicago and Illinois politics?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 11:40

    A governor's race looms. But COVID-19 looms even larger.

    Journalist Evan Osnos explores ‘The Making of America's Fury' in new book

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 17:44

    After a decade abroad, journalist Evan Osnos was surprised to find America's foundational moral commitments under attack. In his new book, he searches for the reasons why and how American culture and politics have changed by visiting three different places he lived in: Chicago; Greenwich, Conn.; and Clarksburg, W. Va. Reset talks to the National Book Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer about his new book and what he learned from his reporting.

    What we couldn't stop binge-watching in 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 30:33

    As the year winds down, Reset is taking a look back at the best TV of 2021. From “Star Trek” to “Ted Lasso,” our panel remembers what made us laugh, cry, or kept us binge-watching through the night.

    Perfume, cut grass, and that new baby smell: ‘Revelations in Air' explores what smells mean to us

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 23:19

    In her new book Revelations in Air, author Jude Stewart explores the least understood of our five senses by diving into the fascinating — and weird — world of smell.

    What you need to know about COVID testing during holidays

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 10:54

    Reset gets all the info you need to know about where you can search for rapid, PCR and at-home COVID tests ahead of your holiday plans.

    What's that building? The Garden Homes in Chatham

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 11:48

    In this South Side neighborhood sits an unusual historic district of double peaked houses, designed to increase home ownership 100 years ago.

    Everything you need to know about the metaverse

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 19:28

    What exactly is the metaverse? And why are some entrepreneurs and businesses betting big on it. Reset explores those questions and more with a tech enthusiast and a researcher who worries the next iteration of the internet won't be inclusive to all people.

    Helping family with their tech this holiday season

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 13:36

    If you give your parents new tech, chances are you'll have to be their tech support and install it for them. Reset covers what you need to know when they ask other tech questions so you sound like a pro.

    James Webb Space Telescope to launch on Christmas Eve

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 13:12

    Following several delays, the James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to launch Friday from the coast of French Guiana. Reset talks to a UChicago astronomy professor about the telescope's launch, orbit and potential research findings.

    2021 ‘Sustainability Year in Review' with Karen Weigert and Naomi Davis

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 28:45

    Reset Sustainability Contributor, Karen Weigert, gives a retrospective on the sustainability highs and lows for 2021. She's joined by Naomi Davis of the environmental justice coalition “Blacks In Green” to evaluate the progress in Chicago for the last year in defeating environmental racism and inequity.

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    Dr. Mia Taormina answers your COVID vaccine questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 18:26

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine has increasing evidence of triggering a rare blood clot disorder. Reset also gets an update on the rise in local COVID cases and how it might affect your holiday plans.

    Gun control activists are preparing to run for Congress

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 17:08

    Every Town for Gun Safety is graduating nearly 100 people who have been personally impacted by gun violence from a program readying them to run for office. Reset talks with NPR's Juana Summers about the political climate they face.

    How restaurants are responding to latest COVID surge

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 14:22

    Reset checks in with Ally Marotti of Crain's Chicago Business to learn how restaurateurs are responding to the new COVID variants.

    Mayor Lightfoot calls for federal help to combat violent crime across Chicago

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 13:25

    During a speech on public safety Monday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to send additional agents and prosecutors to help curb gun violence across the city. Reset gets the latest from WBEZ's Chip Mitchell.

    People's Music School offers free music classes to underserved kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 14:27

    The People's Music School wants to give students who otherwise couldn't afford expensive music lessons the opportunity to learn an instrument. Reset talks to two educators from the school about how and why they're expanding music access to Chicago kids.

    WBEZ Weekly News Recap, December 17, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 32:27

    City Council holds its last session of 2021, passing the sports betting ordinance and unanimously approving a near 3 million dollar settlement for Anjanette Young, for a wrongful raid Chicago police carried out on her home. Reset goes behind the headlines on the Weekly News Recap.

    Food Friday: Julia Momosé on Kumiko's world-class cocktails, new book

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 12:01

    For the latest in our series “Food Friday,” Reset talks to legendary mixologist Julia Momosé about her new book, The Way of the Cocktail. Momose is the creative force behind Kumiko, ranked No. 61 on this year's World's Best Bars list.

    Governor Pritzker signs law creating licensure program for Certified Professional Midwives

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 17:11

    Advocates for this law hope this will create more birthing options and regulation. Reset checks in with a Certified Professional Midwife about why licensure wasn't previously available, what impact this law will have and a Certified Nurse Midwife about equity.

    The latest on recovery efforts in Kentucky

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 16:07

    Reset gets the latest on recovery efforts in Kentucky from two NPR reporters and hears from a suburban Chicago man about his plans to help people affected by the storm.

    BGA Investigation: Chicago's legacy of broken promises around Cabrini Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 16:44

    A new investigation from the Better Government Association lays out the failed promises of jobs and housing made to Cabrini's residents — predominantly Black Chicagoans — and where those promises stand today. Reset gets the details from investigative reporter Alejandra Cancino.

    Chicago will see its first affordable housing development for Native Americans

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 12:47

    The city of Chicago recently unveiled plans for the first-ever affordable housing development designed to serve Chicago's Native American population. Reset checks in with the president of Visionary Ventures to discuss the new housing complex and the services it will offer.

    Pritzker saves the Thompson Center in $70 million deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 15:36

    Gov. JB Prtizker on Wednesday announced plans to sell the James R. Thompson Center for $70 million to a real estate development group that would preserve the building. Reset takes a closer look at plans for the Helmut-Jahn designed building.

    Remembering bell hooks' legacy and impact

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 9:06

    Feminist, author, and poet bell hooks used her writing to explore the intersection of race, gender, economics and politics. Reset talks about her impact and influence on women of color.

    ‘Mama Fresh' creator Jenny LeFlore weighs in on local holiday traditions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 19:32

    Local blogger and influencer Jenny LeFlore shares her holiday traditions and responds to listeners.

    Chicago Innovators: Chef Beverly Kim wants to help working mothers thrive in culinary industry

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 13:06

    Women represent a large portion of the restaurant workforce but they make up only 18% of top chef positions in America, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Reset talks with Chicago chef Beverly Kim who wants to change that through her nonprofit, The Abundance Setting.

    Is returning to the office a ‘doomed approach'?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 13:30

    Many employers are tackling when to ask workers to come back to the office, but one CEO says it's not a good ask. Reset hears more about why the pandemic has changed employees' expectations of what work looks like.

    A look at 60-degree weather in Chicago, Tornadoes in southern Illinois

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 17:42

    A tornado ripped through 200 miles and four states last week. Reset checks in with the Illinois Red Cross to find out what Chicagoans can do to help survivors of the natural disaster. Plus, atmospheric scientist Scott Collis explains the science behind 60-degree weather in mid-December.

    Chicago's Peggy Notebaert Museum brings nature indoors for kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 10:21

    Are you looking for something for your kids to do this winter break that's fun, educational and won't break the bank? Chicago's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum says it has what you're looking for. Reset checks in with the Lincoln Park museum about new exhibits and what families can expect this winter season.

    Great getaways for the holidays and all winter long

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 19:29

    The official start of winter is less than a week away. Time to map out those winter escapes and find ways to make the best of the shorter days and colder nights. Reset hears highlights from Chicago magazine's cover story on fun ways to beat the winter blues.

    How Cook County approaches crisis communication during pandemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 17:05

    Reset checks in with the Cook County Department of Public Health to discuss how experts are handling the messaging around COVID and its new variants -- and how the county hopes to reach people who are still skeptical about vaccines.

    Sasha-Ann Simons reflects on her first year as WBEZ ‘Reset' Host

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 5:24

    Today marks one year since Sasha-Ann Simons' first day on WBEZ as host of Reset. Sasha reflects on her top moments and memories.

    Aldermen endorse $2.9 million settlement for botched police raid on Anjanette Young's home

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 13:02

    The City Council's Finance Committee on Monday unanimously endorsed a $2.9 million settlement for Anjanette Young, the innocent Chicago woman who was handcuffed while naked during a botched police raid on her home in 2019. Reset talks to CBS Chicago's Dave Savini for the latest in that case, and his investigation into the department's handling of wrongful raids.

    Greencorps Chicago gives underserved communities a leg up in the Green economy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 16:13

    The city of Chicago's Greencorps Chicago program provides intensive jobs training to give persons from marginalized communities a leg up in the green economy. Reset Sustainability Contributor Karen Weigert introduces one program graduate who says, “Greencorps saved my life.”

    NBA postpones Chicago Bulls games due to COVID outbreak

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 8:47

    The Chicago Bulls have entered 10 players into COVID-19 safety protocols since Dec. 1. Reset checks in with WBEZ's Cheryl Raye Stout to discuss why it took nearly two weeks for the league to postpone Bulls games.

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