Reader senior writer Ben Joravsky riffs on the day's stories with his celebrated humor, insight, and honesty, and interviews politicians, activists, journalists and other political know-it-alls. Presented by the Chicago Reader, the show is available by 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at chicagoreader.com/joravsky or on the Reader's YouTube channel—or wherever you podcast. Don't miss Oh, What a Week!--the Friday feature in which Ben & special guests review the week's top stories. Also, bonus interviews drop on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Reader podcasts are recorded on Shure microphones. Learn more at Shure.com.
State Senator Lakesia Collins comes from the same political movement as Mayor Johnson. And she has no sympathy for the mayor’s city council adversaries. But she thinks the mayor’s allies have done a disservice to Alderwoman Emma Mitts. And she asks—when are people going to stop disrespecting Black women?