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Talking & Singing For Earth Day with Ben Manski on Culture of Protest (Thurs, Apr 23rd @6pm)

Talking & Singing For Earth Day with Ben Manski on Culture of Protest (Thurs, Apr 23rd @6pm)

talking and singing for earth day Happy Earth Day! On Thursday we’ll do our annual Earth Day radio show. I’ll have a conversation with Ben Manski, whose environmental activism dates back to the days of Earth First!, and how he is a national leader of the Green Party. He and his family recently moved to Santa Barbara from Madison, WI. We’ll [...]

Songs for Lincoln & FDR on Culture of Protest (Thurs, Apr 16 @6pm)

Songs for Lincoln & FDR on Culture of Protest (Thurs, Apr 16 @6pm)

songs for Lincoln and FDR This week marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abe Lincoln…and the 70th anniversary of the death of FDR. Those traumatic tragedies helped make these presidents cultural icons and both inspired a lot of song and poetry. To observe these anniversaries, we’ll listen to these songs and poems. They [...]

A Radio Seder on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Apr 9 @6pm)

A Radio Seder on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Apr 9 @6pm)

Creative Commons. A RADIO SEDER! Passover is the annual holiday celebrating liberation movements and so it is fundamental to the culture of protest. Increasingly, it’s being observed not only in the Jewish communities but well beyond. And we’ve done a sort of radio Seder for most of the last 30 years. This Thursday—we feature a mix of [...]

women’s history month iv: honoring 2 feminist troubadours + danny schechter on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Mar 26th @6PM)

women’s history month iv: honoring 2 feminist troubadours + danny schechter on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Mar 26th @6PM)

women’s history month iv: honoring 2 feminist troubadours + danny schechter     "Hollynear02" by Donna A. Korones - Donna A. Korones. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Holly Near will be in Santa Barbara this Sunday so we’ll feature, on the radio this week, some of her classic and new songs. so you may [...]

Women’s History Month Part 2 on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Mar 12th @6pm)

Women’s History Month Part 2 on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Mar 12th @6pm)

women’s history month II: international women’s day was a socialist plot Give Us Women’s Suffrage (March 1914). Public Domain. International Women’s Day was celebrated last Sunday (March 8). These days it is often observed as a very mainstream—even corporate—event celebrating women’s ‘success.” What’s forgotten is [...]

Black History Month Show #4: This Land Is Your Land on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 26th @6pm)

Black History Month Show #4: This Land Is Your Land on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 26th @6pm)

black history month iv: this land is our land Freedom: in Concert at the Library of Congress 1940 Album Cover. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 13th amendment which banned slavery in the US as the civil war ended. It marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act which, a century late, [...]

Black History Month Show #3: Remembering Malcolm @ 50 (and more) on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 19th @6pm)

Black History Month Show #3: Remembering Malcolm @ 50 (and more) on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 19th @6pm)

black history month III: remembering Malcolm @ 50 (and more) Malcolm X waiting for a press conference to begin on March 26, 1964. Public Domain. To remember Malcolm we’ll feature excerpts from a speech he gave in Detroit a week earlier, just after his home had been firebombed. We will hear sounds of the assassination, and the great [...]

Black History Month Show #2: Rosa & Abe on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 12th @6pm)

Black History Month Show #2: Rosa & Abe on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 12th @6pm)

Art by Margulies from cagle.com under Fair Use. black history month II: rosa & abe We’ll observe the birthdays of two giants in black history—Rosa Parks, born February 5 102 years ago and Abe Lincoln. We’ll feature a long interview with Rosa Parks done during the Montgomery Bus Boycott in which she describes what led to her refusal [...]

People Have The Power on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Jan 29th @6pm)

People Have The Power on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Jan 29th @6pm)

people have the power  Mikis Theodorakis, "Fabrik" Hamburg, 1971. Photo by Heinrich Klaffs Syriza’s victory in the Greek elections was a genuine people’s uprising in the street, at the polls. As victory was announced, the music of the great Greek musicker of resistance, Theodorakis, was blasting out to the tens of thousands in the [...]

Songs Inspired By The State of The Union Address on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 22nd @ 6pm)

Songs Inspired By The State of The Union Address on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 22nd @ 6pm)

SOTU SONGS Every year at State of the Union speech time we survey the songs of the troubadours that reflect on, criticize and protest that state. President Obama’s speech this year resonated with recent songs—and these provide windows into American life today and inspiration to move beyond rhetoric toward movement. We will of course [...]

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