Geri Jenkins, a registered nurse and co-president of the California Nurses Association, brings us up to date on continuing protests against the exclusion of single payer advocates at Senate Finance Committee hearings on healthcare. Two nurses and three physicians were arrested today as they called for a seat at the hearing.

Finally, Mike Farrell author of Just Call Me Mike: A Journey to Actor and Activist and, most recently, Mule and Man has been a long time opponent of the death penalty. Some know him from the TV series M.A.S.H. but Farrell wears many hats. An actor and activist Farrell is president of Death Penalty Focus, a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment.