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Monday, March 31, 2008

The American tax system is deeply unfair, according to New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston; he says that the system must be changed to prevent the rich-poor gap from widening even further. We hear some Gen-X nostalgia for the 1990s. Soprano stage star Victoria Clark on her debut album. And a look at Tokyo's cultural elite.

Tune in for our latest Political Projections tomorrow - Tuesday, April 1st! We'll talk about political idealism in Hollywood.

Guests:

Victoria Clark and David Cay Johnston

Taxes Aren’t Fair

David Cay Johnston, investigative reporter from the New York Times, says that America’s tax system is incredibly unfair and needs to be changed quickly before the rich-poor gap widens even more. His new book is Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You ...

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Generation X Saves the World

Join us for a nostalgic trip back to the mid-1990s. Jeff Gordinier says that Generation Xers are better than baby boomers or the current crop of young celebrity worshippers. Gordinier is the author of X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep Everything ...

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Victoria Clark: Fifteen Seconds of Grace

Soprano Victoria Clark won Tony and Drama Desk Awards for her role as mother Margaret Johnson in Adam Guettel's "Light in the Piazza." Now she’s released her debut solo album, "Fifteen Seconds of Grace."
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Tokyo’s Glitterati

Find out about the cultural elite of Tokyo – its writers, artists, and movie stars. John Nathan has lived in Japan on-and-off since 1961. His new memoir is Living Carelessly in Tokyo and Elsewhere .

Event: John Nathan will be speaking and signing books
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