Sports, politics and race combine in the new Clint Eastwood movie Invictus, starring Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela. Our Movie Moles Denise Morris and Jan Haaken analyze the deep politics of this film.
Portland's independent women's bookstore In Other Words is expanding its selection of books for children, selecting those that convey progressive values of equality, diversity, peace, and democracy. Amber Roland from In Other Words talks with Bill Resnick about some of these books. In Other Words is located at 8B N.E. Killlingsworth.
"A writer who seems to paint pictures without leaving brush strokes." That's how the Old Mole's Larry Bowlden describes the work of Jhumpa Lahiri in her collection of stories Unaccustomed Earth. You can find an archive of Larry's past reviews here.
Floyd Red Crow Westerman was a Native American singer, songwriter, actor, and activist who joined the causes of native peoples to contemporary folk music. Radical musicologist Brad Duncan talks with Bill Resnick about Red Crow's life, music and legacy.
Bill Resnick hosts this program about the political climate in Copenhagen; children's books for progressives; the life and music of Floyd Red Crow Westerman; Invictus (the Clint Eastwood movie about South Africa); and Jhumpa Lahiri's book Unaccustomed Earth.