poverty http://kajx.org en Colleges Across the Country Using the Book "Slums of Aspen" http://kajx.org/post/colleges-across-country-using-book-slums-aspen <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A book that looks at environmental crises, immigration and social inequality in the Roaring Fork Valley is being taught in college classrooms across the country. </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Slums of Aspen</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was published by New York University Press in 2011. Now instructors of environmental sociology are using it at schools from Los Angeles to Boston. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:53:51 +0000 Marci Krivonen 10539 at http://kajx.org Colleges Across the Country Using the Book "Slums of Aspen" Women Still Earning Less Than Men in the Roaring Fork Valley http://kajx.org/post/women-still-earning-less-men-roaring-fork-valley <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Men are making more money than women working in the Roaring Fork Valley. But, the differences vary depending on the county. A </span><a href="http://www.wfco.org/pages/content/annual-research" style="line-height: 1.5;">new report</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> shows a woman earns 80-cents for every dollar a man makes in Colorado.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:22:47 +0000 Marci Krivonen 7670 at http://kajx.org Women Still Earning Less Than Men in the Roaring Fork Valley