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.
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.
Pregnant is a song writer from Sacramento, CA who composes on a laptop using the infamous software, Reason. Daniel Trudeau brings a tremendous flavor of his own to a common piece of software, both compositionally and with his sound as he hybrids electric guitar, voice, and live drums.
Zecki Am Sun is from Sacramento and here is a track he recorded late, after the show aired, May 15 2008, and he played drums for friend and collaborater, Pregnant. This is original, Zecki Am Sun material. Zecki likes to sing about reality. Zecki is from outer space. If Zecki travels to your realm, smile. He is on myspace.
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.