Election Meltdown 2020 AND Contact Tracing Behind the Orange Curtain

Returning to the show is UCI law professor and election law expert, Rick Hasen, with his most recent book, one written for these fraught times, Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy, published by Yale University Press.

In the second segment (minute 33:20) we hear from UCI public health professor Daniel Parker about the tools that the Orange County Health Care Agency and he will use to launch contact tracing for COVID-19.

Music credits: Greg Foat “Symphonie Pacifique;” Sean Jones, “Lift Every Voice;” and Nightnoise, “At The Races.”


American Healthcare in the ER

For the full hour we hear from healthcare activist and retired emergency room physician Dr. Bill Honigman. Dr. Bill has lots of healthcare policy, and many intersections, to get off his chest as we go into political convention season in the middle of a pandemic. Music credit: Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Apocalíptico feat. Azymuth



For the full hour we hear from organizers with UCI4COLA, doctoral student Nalya Rodriguez and PhD and law school student Courtney Echols. Cost of Living Adjustments, UC system policing practices, and student housing rental terms are among the many issues on their movement plates. Additional details about their bi-weekly donation drive 7/17 at the UCI Montessori parking lot, the 7/27 housing meeting, Strike U, and other events are available at: https://uci4cola.com. http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/EcholsRodriguezPod7-14-20.mp3

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State AND UNITE HERE Local 11’s Moments with The Mouse

Stephanie Campbell, local maven serving on many grassroots’ boards presents the sustained efforts of the national and local chapters of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. She offers as well, the hefty roster of speakers lined up from now into the fall, at the Orange County chapter.

In the second segment (minute 29:08), I speak with UNITE HERE Local 11 organizer Austin Lynch about Anaheim workers’ public health, making the case to city, county, and state leaders to delay the opening of the Happiest Place on Earth. http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/CampbellLynchPod7-7-20.mp3