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4 of Illinois’s Last 7 Governors Were Jailed. Why?

December 4, 2019

Our newest episode with David Greising of The Better Government Association really opened our eyes to the impact of investigating, and the role that good journalism and concerned citizens play in making sure our policymakers stay honest. Listen to our interview with David Greising here! It’s no secret that Illinois has a problem with corruption, […]

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Why We Vote on Tuesday

November 26, 2019

Our latest episode with Seth Flaxman of Democracy Works is all about how his organization is making it easier than ever to vote. We thought we’d look at why Tuesday was chosen as a “convenient” election day.

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The Impact of Shelby v. Holder

November 20, 2019

We talked with Marcia Johnson-Blanco of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Election Protection program. One of the most worrying election issues we talked about was the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court Case, and the damage it did to certain states’ electoral infrastructure.

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