Local chiptune and electronic musician Air Fortress visits Plugged In in our coverage of the Micropalooza music festival. He explains chiptune music, gives us a live demonstration, and shares a 2006 release, Silicon Stakeout.
Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor discuss current election issues. In the second half of the show they are joined by Thomas Powers, Pulitzer Prize winning contributor to the New York Review of Books. He'll talk about The New York Review of Books and Guardian America 2008 Election Tour to discuss the election campaign and the challenges and opportunities facing a new administration.
October 27th marks the second anniversary of the murder of independent journalist Brad Will in Oaxaca, Mexico.The Mexican government has marked the occasion by arresting a number of activist leaders and charging them with Brad's murder.
Prison Pipeline presents another CR10 report. The subject - Ban the Box - Portland's own Patty Katz from Partnerships for Safety and Justice speaks a the workshop in California and tells her story of crime, incarceration and now her crusade with PS&J to "Ban the Box" from employment applications that require telling "YES" convicted of a felon.