Hosted by Denise Morris, this election-eve show discusses the prospects for an Obama presidency, a couple of Oregon ballot measures impacting unions, and a new program to enhance caring for people in chronic pain and suffering with mental illness. Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow button above, or separate pieces by following their links below:
Dicentra is a Portland, OR area collective actively engaged in creating radical communities of care, networks of support, and movements based on relationship building. Two of its members, Amelia Cates and Claire Berrera, talk with Denise Morris about the project. Berrera is editor of the zine When Language Runs Dry, dealing with the experience of chronic pain.
What are the challenges the new President will face? How much can a president do to put the nation on a different course? Ezra Klein, a policy analyst who writes for The American Prospect and many other publications, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.
The Ubu Hour begins November's show with an apology for last month's last show, when we outed Ann Coulter as a dead-head, and also referred to Sarah Palin as Governor Porkin'. We repeat in this apology that Palin is not a pig.
Kevin Maniax and Bill Sleazemore want to get their many ballot measures passed in Oregon, but who Loren Pukes, their shadowy benofactor? A political radio drama that was part of the Ubu Hour election special...
Marjorie Cohn, President of the National Lawyers Guild, on constitutional issues and the election. She says the candidates have not adequately explained why the future of the Supreme Court is an important election issue. She says the issues of choice, affirmative action and national security are examples of important issues that will be affected by a new Supreme Court.
Naomi Wolf, author of Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries isinterviewd for We The People by contributor Linda Olson-Osterlund. She talks about what she calls a coup by the Bush administration.
In Part 2 she answers calls from Kboo listeners and talks about actins taht can be taken to restore democracy in the United States.