We talk with academic Steven Salaita whose job offer at the University of Illinois was rescinded due to tweets about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Also, we hear the jazz stylings of vocalist Tammy McCann.
For Earth Day we talk about public transportation and the involvement of young Americans in the environmental movement. Also, the economic impact of presidential libraries and the state of suburban development.
The great artistic pilgrimage feels painful because our identities are tied into where we live. Leaving here is like leaving your friend. We feel abandoned and left behind, as if we are missing out on something important.