(podcasting “from” underneath Western Avenue intersected by Belmont)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt essential Chicago radio experience WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann discuss the CTA’s latest “doomsday” scenario, they talk about Cook County taxes, they learn about students working toward a green future, and then they get the scoop on a little-known presidential campaign.

the CTA’s latest “doomsday” scenario;
Mike fills us in on the latest ridiculousness

Jim Chilsen – spokesperson, Citizens Utility Board;
on the potential Cook County phone tax… and beyond

Ty Newell – professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, University of Illinois;
on the Solar Decathlon, and the U of I’s “elementhouse”

Jason Mathews – former field organizer, Chris Dodd presidential campaign;
on second- and third-tier candidates in the 2008 presidential race

(segue music this week from Scale Model)