Health

New documentary examines state of Transgender health care

In light of last night's Gender Blender on gender discrimination on health care, I thought I'd share information about a new documentary I just heard about.  Now in pre-production, Southern Comforted: Lives Touched by the Documentary, refers to the award winning documentary... Read more

Teabaggin' it old school

Hordes of Real Americans (TM) descended on Washington this weekend as the Teabaggers held their "Sept. 12" march and rally. You know, the kind of event where people are so patriotic they fly Confederate flags and call for the president to be sent to Kenya. It's all part of ... Read more

Kennedy's letter to Obama

Sept. 10,2009 Here's the letter from Ted Kennedy to President Obama, written shortly after the Senator learned his cancer was terminal. Dear Mr. President, I wanted to write a few final words to you to express my gratitude for your repeated personal kindnesses to me – and on... Read more

'Mad As Hell Doctors' Take Single-Payer Cause to Washington

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A group of physicians dubbed Mad As Hell Doctors kicked off a 28-city tour in Portland on Tuesday. They’ll be traveling in a Winnebago across the country holding press events along the way until reaching Washington DC on September 30. The group supports a single-payer bill ... Read more

Health Care Debate

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
The Ubu Hour Health Care Debate, where a couple of shills from the health care industry try to convince a bunch of people that our corporate profit-driven health system is the best in the world.  It even ends with the late great Richard Francis reading a poem about health c... Read more

We need a fighter

Sept. 7, 2009Again, Bill Moyers rides to our rescue.Let's get on with it, Mr. President. We're up the proverbial creek with spaghetti as our paddle. This health care thing could have been the crossing of the Delaware, the turning point in the next American Revolution — the ... Read more

Madness Radio

  *New time!* Every 1st Friday from 10-10:30am Voices and Visions from Outside Mental Health What does it mean to be called "crazy" in a crazy world? Madness Radio: Voices And Visions from Outside Mental Health brings you personal experiences of 'madness' from beyond conv... Read more

Alison Weir speaks on history of Israeli organ trafficking

Airs at: Tue, 09/01/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The Israeli government has accused a Swedish newspaper of anti-Semitism for publishing an article documenting possible cases of organ trafficking by the Israeli military. Israeli offi cials said that the article was quote “hate porn” meant to demonize both the Israeli mil... Read more

Obama’s Dilemmas

      Bill Resnick for the Old Mole Variety Hour, August 31, 2009   Audio Version   Obama has surely disappointed progressives; even his most fervent supporters are perplexed.   ·      Promising to leave Iraq; he actually just shifted army locations. ·      Afghan... Read more

RIP, Ted K

Sept. 1, 2009Unless you've been living on the moon, you've probably heard by now of the passing of Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass. Given the excoriation regularly -- and usually deservedly -- endured by members of Congress, on this show and elsewhere, it's helpful to pause and re... Read more