Segment 1: Jackson County reassessment disrupting more than property values
Though the Jackson County reassessment mess has been about market price, it is the people who own the homes and businesses who are most deeply affected. Three Jackson County residents discussed how their neighborhoods have reacted and the real-life implications for them and their neighbors should the new valuations stand.
- Preston Smith, Blue Springs School District representative, Jackson County Board of Equalization
- Alan Young, head, Ivanhoe Neighborhood
- Gregg Lombardi, head, Lykins Neighborhood Association
Segment 2, beginning at 25:13: Different social expectations for boys and men result in different definitions of masculinity
"Be a man" isn't a phrase of the past and can still imply the rigid traditional definition of aggression and emotional suppression. A psychiatrist and a psychologist discussed how masculinity isn't inherently toxic and how the social climate in which a boy is raised influences how he expresses himself in adulthood.