Bill Resnick speaks with Arne Jungjohan, a senior advisor for energy of the German Green Party and Director for the Environment and Global Dialogue Program of the Boell Foundation. They discuss the achievements of German community, green, and anti-nuke movements in reconstructing the energy system that has reduced greenhouse gases and created the possibilities of truly democratic local institutions with energy cooperatives in the lead.
Larry Bowlden reviews the coming-of-age-in-the-seventies book by Jessica Anya Blau, The Summer of Naked Swim Parties. While those who were adults in the 1970s found the era liberating, Blau offers well-written and humorous reflections on the difficulties of too-early introduction to sex and drugs.
Laurie Mercier talks with Azfar Hussain, Bangladeshi writer and activist, about his forthcoming book The Politics of Sites, Subjects, and Scenes: Micronarratives and Other Essays, a collection of short texts that combine anecdote, story, and theory, and are meant to illuminate activist struggles against capitalism, imperialism, racism, and patriarchy. He also reads his translation of a poem by Marxist Faiz Ahmed Faiz.
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.