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Crain’s Cleveland Business reporters and guests will discuss the latest trends and issues impacting business, news and politics in Northeast Ohio. Host Dan Polletta brings over 20 years of award-winning on-air experience as a broadcaster, writer and storyteller, most recently with NPR Ideastream.
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Ideastream Public Media's coverage of Northeast Ohio health and wellness issues.
ideastream's Amy Eddings and lifestyle blogger George Hahn engage the curious at the intersection of urban policy and lifestyle.
ideastream’s roundtable podcast to discuss the 3rd season of the hit podcast, Serial.
Reporting on the state of education in Ohio, where it’s heading and how it affects you.
Cleveland will elect a new mayor for the first time in 16 years. Learn about the seven candidates and what Clevelanders want from their next leader.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we’ll discuss The Marshall Project's investigation into Bratenahl police practices. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/the-marshall-project-investigation-finds-racial-disparity-in-drivers-ticketed-by-bratenahl-police.
A new, national 988 mental health line was put into use this summer, and experts hope it transforms mental health care. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/mental-health-experts-discuss-roll-out-of-988-number-and-changes-to-crisis-care.
Many families are struggling as we approach Thanksgiving. Inflation has driven up costs especially on food. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/northeast-ohio-food-banks-see-demand-for-help-rise-as-food-prices-increase.
The Cleveland Clinic announced it would start charging some patients when they use the MyChart online service. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/new-charges-from-the-use-of-the-cleveland-clinics-mychart-service-is-a-surprise-to-some.
On the “Sound of Ideas,” local chefs discuss Thanksgiving dishes and memories. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/local-chefs-discuss-thanksgiving-dishes-and-memories.
A conversation about disproportionately criminalizing Black youth. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/the-rage-of-innocence-how-america-criminalizes-black-youth.
Crain’s on Nov. 21 will welcome the latest class of Forty Under 40 honorees. Two of them — Jazmin Long, president and CEO of Birthing Beautiful Communities, and Gilbane Building Co. field operations manager Kenny Torres — joined The Landscape to talk about what it means to be part of this group of the next generation of leaders in Northeast Ohio.…
Legislators are back in Columbus for what's known as the lame duck session before terms end. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/lawmakers-in-columbus-move-quickly-to-pass-legislation-as-term-nears-end.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss a new report from the Ohio Task Force on Conviction Integrity. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/new-report-from-ohios-conviction-integrity-task-force-aims-to-help-prevent-wrongful-convictions.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss the massive recall of sleep apnea machines, and the difficulty replacing them. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/massive-recall-of-sleep-apnea-machines-and-slow-replacement-impacts-patients.
The pandemic accelerated the already changing nature of the workplace. As businesses continue to struggle to fill open positions, Crain's reporter Jay Miller joined The Landscape to discuss how companies are adjusting to new expectations in the relationship between workers and employers.By Crain's Cleveland Business
We get an update on where Cleveland stands on implementing the police oversight measure known as Issue 24. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-working-to-implement-civilian-police-oversight-measure.
The Sound of Ideas Community Tour stops in at The Happy Dog to discuss how Gordon Square has changed over the years. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/sound-of-ideas-community-tour-talks-inside-the-bricks-season-2-at-the-happy-dog-in-gordon-square.
A live town hall event caps off Inside the Bricks: My Changing Neighborhood. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/my-changing-neighborhood-episode-8-live-at-happy-dog-cleveland. Join the Inside the Bricks community! Sign up for our companion newsletter to get extra anecdotes about the podcast and behind-the-scenes content from Jus…
The Ohio Constitution has become particularly relevant to today's legal and political issues. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/why-the-ohio-constitution-matters-more-today-than-you-might-think.
Cleveland's Union Club in September celebrated its 100th anniversary. Preston Smith, the club's first Black general manager and chief operating officer, talked with The Landscape about striking the balance between maintaining the club's cherished traditions while also looking ahead to respond to the changing needs of members.…
Republicans expanded their control of the Ohio House and Ohio Senate this week, while, JD Vance defeated Tim Ryan. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/republicans-expand-power-in-statehouse-sweep-statewide-executive-offices.
The Korea Economic Insitute of America is in town meeting with business leaders and discussing economic impact. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/experts-in-us-korea-relations-highlight-northeast-ohios-potential-as-international-economic-player.
We will cover the 2022 races, issues, and impact with the help of our news staff and local political experts. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/analysis-northeast-ohio-experts-discuss-2022-ohio-general-election-results.
On the "Sound of Ideas," an Ohio elections expert answers your questions about voting this Election Day. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-elections-expert-answers-voting-questions-on-election-day.
Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity is expanding its presence in Lorain County. The organization’s new president and CEO, John Litten, joined The Landscape to talk about the nature of and reasons for that presence, as well as the need for affordable housing in Lorain County and the role the recently reopened ReStore in Amherst will play in helpi…
The flu season could shape up to be bad this winter, covid cases may pick up, and RSV is surging in children. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/health-experts-are-warning-of-a-tripledemic-as-several-viruses-surge-ahead-of-winter-months.
Learning how to improve police response and engagement in our neighborhoods. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/change-from-within-empathy-humanity-and-improving-police-response.
Voters are about to head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make some big decisions. Crain's government and policy reporter Kim Palmer joined The Landscape to preview some of the key issues and races, including the U.S. Senate contest between Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican JD Vance, and the gubernatorial matchup of incumbent Republican Michael D…
Liz Cheney offers her thoughts on the state of the nation and the future of the republic. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/a-conversation-with-congresswoman-liz-cheney.
We’re in the final weekend of early voting before Tuesday’s General Election. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/outcome-of-two-ohio-races-could-swing-balance-of-power-in-us-house-and-senate.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss the communities surrounding Cuyahoga Valley National Park becoming "gateway" cities. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/akron-peninsula-cuyahoga-falls-to-become-gateway-communities-to-cuyahoga-valley-national-park.
Andy Borowitz's political satire has been beloved for over 20 years, and now he has a new book out. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/satirist-and-shaker-heights-native-andy-borowitz-discusses-new-book-profiles-in-ignorance.
A growing number of museums, including the Smithsonian, have been returning artifacts to their nations of origin. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-lecturer-discusses-growing-effort-to-repatriate-looted-and-stolen-artifacts.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss the 60th anniversary of the classical music station WCLV. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/classical-music-station-wclv-celebrates-60-years-on-the-air.
LCCC president Marcia Ballinger says the explosion in technology over the last decade has caused employers to start projecting what they will need not only now, but in five and 10 years to meet their workforce demands. Ballinger talked with The Landscape about how the college is partnering with employers to help shape the education programs that al…
Urban cores like Cleveland are working to bring back business to pre-pandemic levels. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-mayor-bibb-and-downtown-cleveland-alliance-ceo-discuss-bringing-people-back-to-downtown.
Dave Isay discusses strengthening democracy Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/strengthening-democracy-one-small-step-at-a-time.
A BW poll finds that ticket-splitting voters may be key to Ohio's election outcome this November. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/poll-says-ticket-splitters-could-be-key-in-ohio-election-outcomes.
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss new reporting from The Marshall Project on repeat defendants in Cuyahoga County. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/the-marshall-projects-testify-series-finds-most-repeat-defendants-commit-nonviolent-crimes.
Two statewide ballot issues; one dealing with bail, and one concerning non-citizens voting, will be on the ballot. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-voters-will-be-deciding-on-two-statewide-ballot-issues-this-election.
Cleveland explores ways to keep residents from being displaced by gentrification. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/my-changing-neighborhood-episode-7-the-land-held-by-trust. Join the Inside the Bricks community! Sign up for our companion newsletter to get extra anecdotes about the podcast and behind-the-scenes content from Jus…
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss the inaugural FutureLAND conference that aims to jumpstart the local tech ecosystem. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-leaders-hope-futureland-conference-will-help-grow-the-regions-tech-ecosystem.
Earlier in October, Ohio City welcomed a new restaurant with the opening of Jaja, which is housed in the residential/commercial Intro Cleveland building. Dan Whalen, president of project developer Harbor Bay Hospitality, joined The Landscape to talk about Jaja's eclectic menu, which merges Argentinian and Mediterranean influences, and what it took …
Foreign policy experts discuss the conflict in Ukraine and potentially prosecuting aggressors for war crimes. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/specials/talking-foreign-policy-experts-discuss-prosecution-of-war-crimes-in-russia-ukraine-conflict.
Jazmin Long explains infant morality in Cleveland. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/it-takes-a-village-improving-black-infant-and-maternal-health.
Cuyahoga Falls-based Alside is a major manufacturer of vinyl and composite siding, vinyl windows and other products for new construction and residential renovation projects. James Drexinger, CEO of Associated Materials, Alside's parent company, joined The Landscape to discuss how innovation drives the products Alside makes, with a special eye on pr…
The Ohio Supreme Court kicked Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pinkey Carr off the bench for two years. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-supreme-court-suspends-sitting-cleveland-judge.
On the "Sound of Ideas," Ideastream Public Media reporters discuss what's on this year's election ballot. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/get-to-know-the-midterm-election-ballot-in-northeast-ohio.
Cuyahoga County Council says it has paused discussions and decisions related to the construction of a new jail. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/decisions-on-new-cuyahoga-county-jail-paused-until-after-the-november-election.
Residents of Gordon Square in Cleveland decry the city's tax policies as favoring new residents over old. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/my-changing-neighborhood-episode-6-tax-breaks-for-the-rich. Join the Inside the Bricks community! Sign up for our companion newsletter to get extra anecdotes about the podcast and behind-th…
On the "Sound of Ideas," we discuss the application process for student loan debt forgiveness that's now online. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/eligible-borrowers-can-now-apply-for-student-loan-debt-forgiveness.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were one of last season’s surprise NBA teams, far exceeding expectations. With the regular season set to tip off Wednesday, Oct. 19, Crain's sports business reporter Joe Scalzo talked with The Landscape about what fans can expect from the Cavs this year, as hopes are even higher following the major off-season move to acquire…
WKSU reporting project tracks the clean up efforts of the Mahoning River. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/the-mahoning-river-is-the-topic-of-a-reporting-series-focused-on-its-comeback.
Todd Greene is an Institute fellow and the executive director of WorkRise. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/city-club-forum/remarks-from-todd-greene-of-workrise-systems-change-in-the-workforce.