Doug and Larry open this show with Suzanne Mettler, author of "Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream". Since 1980, young adults from low to middle income families are not much more likely to graduate college than four decades ago. In the second half, representatives from the IRS, including Bill Brunson, IRS Media Relations, Tamara Angeloff, IRS Taxpayer Advocate and Virginia Keys, IRS Compliance Officer.
A mix of seasons fills the show. The first guest is Carrie Westberg, Event/Promotions Manager for Deer Valley Resort. She gives us the run down of the U.S. Freestyle Championship, March 28 through 30th. Then, we hop into spring with Katherine Veeder from Swaner EcoCenter. Their Spring and Earth Day celebration is next Saturday, April 5.
Lynn and John have a discussion with Naveena Sadasivam, reporter at ProPublica, an independent non-profit news room, about possible health implications of hydro fracking. Karen Wilkinson is the second guest. She is the co-author, with Mike Petrich, of The Art of Tinkering, a celebration of what it means to tinker: take things apart and build art that is part of science and technology.