Pushing Limits – November 5, 2021

Pushing Limits

A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. The show alternates weekly and airs on Odd weeks Friday 2:30pm.

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Host Mark Romoser worked with Marilyn to stop physician-assisted suicide in both Hawai’i and California. Guest Mary Lou Breslin worked with her at the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) in Berkeley for many years. Marilyn was one of the foremost experts on accessible transportation. Also, our own Eddie Ytuarte will share some of … Continued

In 2005, Cal Montgomery burst into the disability movement as an intellectual who both made sense and was fun to read.  His three-part series on medicalization in the disability magazine, Ragged Edge, took book reviews to a entirely new level. Now, after years of writing, entertaining and educating us, Cal Montgomery comes to Pushing Limits.  … Continued

Today’s Program:  Disrupting Ableism with Artful Activism Featuring Lateef McLeod and D.J. Saravese Lateef McLeod is a poet, blogger, activist, and PhD candidate in the Anthropology and Social Change Doctoral program at California Institute for Integral Studies. His poetry, activism, and scholarship are all informed by his experience living in the Bay Area with cerebral palsy. … Continued