Watch tonight in Chicago, Metro N & NW Suburbs & on Cable, Berkowitz & Martin w cameos by Jason Riley, Shelby Steele, Ted Dabrowski, Paul Vallas & Rep. Welch on City, IL & Nat'l public policy issues

Watch Jeff Berkowitz and Terry Martin, Executive Director of the Illinois Channel discuss tonight in Chicago and in the Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburbs some of the key City, State and National Public Policy issues.

The half hour show, taped on June 19, airs tonight in Chicago at 9:46 pm on Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV).

The show also airs in 25 Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburbs at 8:30 pm:

-on Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette and

-on Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling

You can also watch 24/7 the show featuring Jeff and Terry by clicking here.


Terry and Jeff discuss the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives certainly should and do matter. But, what are the demands of the BLM movement? And, are those demands feasible and good or bad for America. State Rep. Chris Welch (D-Chicago), in a cameo, tells us what some of those demands are.

Jason Riley (WSJ and Manhattan Institute), in a cameo, discusses some of the foolish things Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) said about slavery. Shelby Steele (Hoover Institution) in a camero urges blacks to stop crying “Racism,” and start taking control of their own destiny, rejecting more than a half century of liberalism dominating the pitiful state of many American inner cities, controlled in large part by Democratic Party politicians.

Terry and Jeff also dig into the lessons & subtleties of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks murder cases.

Jeff & Terry also discuss the surging Chicago shootings and gun homicides in the first half of 2020, and especially on the Father’s Day Weekend (102 shootings, 14 homicides- including 4 children).

Since most of those crimes are black on black, Jeff & Terry ask IF  THOSE BLACK LIVES MATTER and where are the protests and where are the demands for accountability of State and Local politicians and officials such as Mayor Lightfoot, State’s Attorney Foxx, Cook County Board President Preckwinkle, Chief Judge Evans and Police Supt. Brown to stop those terrible criminal acts visited on blacks by blacks.

Ted Dabrowski and Paul Vallas have cameos discussing the extreme short-term and long-term fiscal messes of Chicago and Illinois governments,   and how to fix them, including the State’s $420 billion pension hole for State. City, County and Village employees.

Wirepoints charts  have cameos that are used during the show to discuss what the State and Feds did wrong on dealing with Covid19 and the how best to deal with Covid19 and the re-openings of the economy and the schools.

Gov Pritzker also has a cameo on the current IL re-opening of the economy and the fall re-opening of the IL schools for 2 million kids.

Jeff Berkowitz and Terry Martin chime in all of the above topics, including comments on the cameos.


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