Occupy http://nwpr.org en Glossy As Film, This Handbook Was Made For The Multiplex http://nwpr.org/post/glossy-film-handbook-was-made-multiplex First, a confession: I've been a serial intern. Like so many other millennials, I've hopped from internship to internship, my wages often paid more in promises than recognized currency. And though my last internship — here at NPR Books — was one of the <em>best</em> things to happen to me (hi there, Boss!), it's safe to say that I carried into Shane Kuhn's new novel some preconceived notions. Even before I opened <em>The Intern's Handbook</em>, I knew that my review might need some sort of disclaimer. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Colin Dwyer 44204 at http://nwpr.org Glossy As Film, This Handbook Was Made For The Multiplex Northwest Rallies On May Day http://nwpr.org/post/northwest-rallies-may-day <p>Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber says he&#39;ll convene a workgroup to study possible changes to the state&#39;s driver&#39;s license laws for undocumented immigrants. That news prompted cheers at a May Day rally in front of the state capitol Tuesday evening. Thousands of people marked the day with demonstrations in Salem, along with other cities across the Northwest. Correspondent Chris Lehman has this report from the march in Salem.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 13:48:33 +0000 Chris Lehman 7618 at http://nwpr.org Northwest Rallies On May Day Occupy Portland People Bus To Richland For Anti-Nuke Rally http://nwpr.org/post/occupy-portland-people-bus-richland-anti-nuke-rally RICHLAND, Wash. – Occupy Portland activists took to the road this weekend. About 100 protesters showed up in sunny downtown Richland Sunday afternoon. They were there to rally against nuclear power and in favor of cleaning up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Correspondent Anna King was there. <p> On a large stage Native Americans and Occupy coordinators like Mirium German voiced their concerns. <p> “Hanford is an environmental tragedy waiting to happen,” German said. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:10:44 +0000 Anna King 6692 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Bills Would Implement Occupy Demands http://nwpr.org/post/wash-bills-would-implement-occupy-demands <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Washington lawmakers are introducing several proposals that echo the demands of the Occupy protesters. In fact, the formal title of one proposal introduced Thursday says it is aimed at -- quote --&ldquo;Guaranteeing that the top one percent pay too.&rdquo; The chief sponsor, Democratic Representative Marko Liias , says the Occupy movement wasn&rsquo;t the only thing that prompted this idea. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 00:48:55 +0000 Azusa Uchikura 2398 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Bills Would Implement Occupy Demands