Old Mole Variety Hour July 2, 2012

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Mon, 07/02/2012

Frann Michel hosts this show focused on health care, healthism, and health care activism. Looking forward to the 4th of July, the introduction also includes a brief discussion, drawing from the work of Bill Bigelow and Ray Raphael at the Zinn Education Project, of the prehistory of the US Declaration of Independence in many earlier declarations by local assemblies.

Then, we hear about the implications of the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act and activism in Oregon for single-payer health care; a review of The Healthcare Movie about US & Canadian healthcare systems; a commentary on "healthism"; and a review of the documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Bill Resnick talks with Chris Lowe about the ACA and single-payer activism in Oregon

Jan Haaken and Denise Morris review The Healthcare Movie

Frann Michel comments on "healthism"

Denise Morris and Jan Haaken review Pink Ribbons, Inc

Musical interludes: The Decembrists performing "Sickness" by The Donner Party; "The End of Medicine" by The New Pornographers; "I Don't Need No Doctor" by Ray Charles; "Doctor, Doctor" by The Who.

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  • Title: OMVH2July12
  • Album: 2July12
  • Length: 55:34 minutes (25.44 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)

 

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