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Free and Affordable Clinics: Despite the Affordable Care Act the Congressional Budget Office predicts that ten years from now, 31 million Americans will still be uninsured. And in the last two years, demand at free and affordable clinics has gone up 40% according the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. We talk with that organization’s Executive Director Nicole Lamoureaux about access issues and solutions to the problems the ACA can’t fix.
Livin’ Large Lubecker: Normally contributor AJ Lubecker gives us personal finance advice based on his own over-spending mistakes but this week he has a win! AJ will share tips on eating cheap, fast, and healthy.
Tech: Marty Hess joins us to round up this week’s tech news, from the Uber v. Lyft rideshare wars to Amazon’s acquisition of video game platform and community Twitch. He might sneak a Diablo III review in there too.
Grocery Stores: The rise and fall of certain grocery chains can tell us a lot about Chicago and its people. We are joined by WBEZ reporters Monica Eng and Natalie Moore who detail grocery store openings and closings as a way of tracing Chicago’s growth and gentrification.