08 / 28 / 14
A Conversation with WBEZ's Odette Yousef about Unaccompanied Minors

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WBEZ’s Odette Yousef brings a story about unaccompanied immigrant children to The Morning AMp. Lawyers are now calling the new unaccompanied children system the “Rocket Docket”, instead of 7-8 months to prepare for court now the dates have been moved to the immediate future. With the U.S. is dealing with record numbers of unaccompanied children have come across the southern border this topic is more serious than ever.

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08 / 28 / 14
Peace Prize Thursday: Knee Defender, Mile High Fight Club
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A United Airlines flight was diverted this week over ‘Knee Defender.’ When installed, the Knee Defender prevents the airplane seat in front of you from reclining. A Peace Prize Thursday topic.

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08 / 27 / 14
Feminist Council: Exactly One of My Best Friends are Black

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A recent survey from the Public Religion Research Institute showed that most white Americans have on average one Black friend. Does this effect how we relate to each other? Is there blame to assign or share? The Council of Feminist Thought weighs in.
Article -http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/08/25/three-quarters-of-whites-dont-have-any-non-white-friends/

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08 / 26 / 14
Obamacare and the Nation Assn. of Free and Charitable Clinics

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The Morning AMp talks with Nicole Lamireaux executive director of the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics, and the role they play in providing care that isn’t covered (for both practical and political reasons) by the Affordable Care Act.

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08 / 26 / 14
Grocery Stores give insight to Chicago's development

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The rise and fall of certain grocery chains can tell us a lot about Chicago and its people. We are joined by WBEZ reporters Monica Eng and Natalie Moore who detail grocery store openings and closings as a way of tracing Chicago’s growth and gentrification.

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08 / 26 / 14
#TechNews: Marty Hess has news on Twitch, Uber, and Diablo III
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Marty Hess joins Molly and Brian to round up this week’s tech news, from the Uber v. Lyft rideshare wars to Amazon’s acquisition of video game platform and community Twitch. He sneaks in quick a Diablo III review in there too.

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08 / 25 / 14
Beyoncé = Feminism? Callers weigh in post MTV VMA performance

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Beyoncé = Feminist, yea or nea? Callers weigh in.

Beyoncé delivered and electrifying performance at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. Lori called the AMp to share her thoughts about whether Beyoncé is or is not a champion of Feminism. Later, caller “D.V.S” from South Shore shared a full-throated critique saying, from his perspective, Beyoncé is not a feminist. D.V.S. says he associated feminism with the likes of Angela Davis and Assata Shakur.

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08 / 22 / 14
"The Qualms" at Steppenwolf Theater

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Diane Davis and Greg Stuhr talk with Brian and Molly about the play “The Qualms” from the writer of Clybourne Park (2010) Bruce Norris. “The Qualms” is playing at the Steppenwolf Theater through August 2014.

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08 / 22 / 14
Reggie Reel Critic: College Movies 8-22-2014

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Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic just dropped his daughter off at college and asks for good ‘college’ movies he can watch to make him feel better, together they come up with a surprisingly long list.

In the second segment Brian, Molly, and Molly discuss the impact of Robin Williams as an actor.

They also discuss box office numbers and GOTG, TMNT, Let’s Be Cops, Sin City 2, The Giver, Snowpiercer.

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08 / 21 / 14
Black Harvest Film Festival: "Little White Lie" short review and discussion

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The Morning AMp discusses the film “Little White Lie” about an African-American girl raised as a middle-class Jewish girl with dark skin. Emily who also saw the film called with a defferent perspective.

Film synopnsis:
Until she was eighteen, filmmaker Lacey Schwartz grew up as a white middle-class Jewish girl whose darker skin and black hair were attributed by her parents to a mysterious olive-skinned Sicilian ancestor. In time, she uncovers the lie that haunted their marriage and made her the secret that was hiding in plain sight. Embracing her African American heritage, Schwartz begins the journey to reconcile her past and her present.

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08 / 21 / 14
Phone Light Up with Opinions on Protest Ferguson
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The rapper, activist, and educator, FM Supreme joined Molly and Brian in the studio right as the phone lines were blowing up. Various different views on the protests in Ferguson, MO are shared. The question, “What’s the end game?” is proposed.

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08 / 20 / 14
Women in men's sports: The AMp talks Mo'ne Davis
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New Council of Feminist Thought guests Elizabeth Gomez and Emily Keck joined Molly Adams and Brian Babylon on the council today, and the topic turned to Little League World Series phenom Mo’ne Davis and challenges women face playing male dominated sports. Davis, a 13 year old who throws 70 miles per hour, is the first girl to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series. Take a listen!

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08 / 19 / 14
Student debt: an impending crisis?
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Morning AMp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon had a roundtable discussion with intern Tony Buitrago and his sister Katie Buitrago about the growing student debt crisis in America, which has quadrupled in the last ten years to over 1.2 trillion dollars. Katie happens to be the Sr. Policy and Communications Associate at the Woodstock Institute, a nonprofit organization that advocates action against unethical practices of for-profit colleges when it comes to student loans. Tony dove into the issue to find out how student debt affects students, how it affects the economy and what’s being done to solve the issue. Take a listen.

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08 / 19 / 14
Livin' Large Lubecker: Too Much Money for an iPhone Case

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Morning AMp Intern AJ Lubecker has problem managing his money so he shares his tales of woe (and wins!) with us so we can learn from him. This week he’s back with a very regretful iPhone case purchase, which has Molly Adams and Brian Babylon shaking their heads. Molly attempts to lift AJ’s spirit by sharing a great purchase she made.

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