Our Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews the Italian best seller Swimming to Elba by Silvia Avallone about the lives and friendship of two Italian girls who imagine escaping from their oppressive Italian coastal steel mill town. Larry says it's "a powerful book" informed by "the lucidity of Avallone's understanding of the world around her."
Iven Hale hosts this episode, featuring a Left and the Law review of the latest edition of the psychiatric catalogue, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Bill Resnick talking with information activist Nancy Kranich about net neutrality and access to the internet, and a Movie Mole review of Mira Nair's new film The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Music on this show was by Gerry Mulligan.
Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken discuss Mira Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and the reluctance of many US reviewers to praise a compelling film that is critical of capitalism and the post-9/11 USA.
Beginning October 7th, KBOO began a trial period of 'The Thom Hartmann Show' from 4 - 5 pm weekdays. Click here to find out more about our trial period of airing Thom Hartmann - we want to hear your response!
A Membership Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Nov 27th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Portland SEIU Union hall located at 6401 SE Foster Rd in SE Portland (near the intersection of Foster Rd and Holgate).
The next KBOO Board meeting will be on December 16th at 6 pm at KBOO - 20 SE 8th Ave.
KBOO 90.7 FM is seeking a Station Manager to lead our dynamic 45 year old non-commercial, community radio station.
We are looking for:
• Nonprofit management experience.
• Ability to thrive and work collaboratively in a decentralized organization.
• Ability to delegate, plan and organize people to meet goals and objectives.