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Roughly Speaking episode 382:

2:03: Paula Gallagher, librarian and book critic, makes her weekly recommendation: "The New Farm: Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution," by Brent Preston.

5:23: Roy T. Meyers, professor of political science at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, talks about the GOP tax cuts and the latest increase in federal spending — a combination that will send government deficits into the trillions, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Meyers, who once worked for the CBO, is an expert in the federal budget process. He provides a 30-minute history on recent deficits and how, rising to new levels, they could affect the nation's economy.




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