The official podcast of the Evanston RoundTable, the award-winning source of local news about Evanston, Illinois since 1998
Baby bonds and reparations: A conversation with Dr. Darrick Hamilton
RoundCast contributor Mark Miller talks with economist Darrick Hamilton, architect of the concept of baby bonds - a plan to address the racial wealth gap with a federal program that would provide every American child with a government funded trust account at birth, starting with a $1,000 contribution. Dr. Hamilton heads the Institute for the Study of Race, Stratification and Political Economy at the New School in New York City. Mark also spoke with Dr. Hamilton about reparations - how they are a complimentary, but different - idea than baby bonds.
Evanston RoundCast: An interview with three candidates for the eighth ward
In this episode, veteran city reporter Bob Seidenberg interviews three candidates for Eighth Ward Alderman in the Feb. 23rd primary: Clerk Devon Reid, Shelley Ann Carrillo, and Ald. Ann Rainey.
Evanston RoundCast: An interview with three candidates for the fourth ward
Reporter Bob Seidenberg interviews three candidates from the fourth ward prior to the Feb. 23 primary: Jonathan Nieuwsma, Diane Goldring, and Don Wilson.
Evanston RoundCast: An interview with the mayoral candidates
Reporter Bob Seidenberg interviews the three mayoral candidates prior to the Feb. 23 primary: Sebastian Nalls, Lori Keenan, and Daniel Biss.