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Celebrating Hanukkah on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 18)

Celebrating Hanukkah on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 18)

hanukkah  2014 DJ Host Dick Flacks writes: Hanukkah’s meaning is contested. I was raised in the Jewish socialist secular tradition that claimed the Maccabees as the first leaders of the long struggle against imperial domination. In recent years, however, they’ve gotten branded as forerunners of the Taliban—authoritarian religious [...]

Sometimes History Rhymes on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 11)

Sometimes History Rhymes on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 11)

sometimes history rhymes A law enforcement agent sprays pepper spray at the crowd. Public Domain. This week on Culture of Protest we have a 2 hour block. This gives a chance to remember in depth some historic events whose anniversaries happen this week. From 6-7pm we take off from the ‘Battle in Seattle’—when thousands of [...]

Converging Struggles Past and Present on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 4)

Converging Struggles Past and Present on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 4)

converging struggles past and present  The People's Radio (2013 design submission by Roberto Duran, "the private gallery")   This week’s radio selections include brand new songs inspired by mass actions happening as we speak and a variety of songs inspired by events and protests whose anniversaries fall in the early days of [...]

Continuing to Support Radio Efforts on CULTURE OF PROTEST (Thursday, November 19)

Continuing to Support Radio Efforts on CULTURE OF PROTEST (Thursday, November 19)

there’s still time to give and get! DJ host Dick Flacks writes:   The People's Radio (2013 design submission by Roberto Duran, "the private gallery")-CLICK TO ENLARGE KCSB membership drive ends Friday—so this week’s Culture of Protest will be another time for asking for help—and offering some nice thank you gifts. A lot [...]

Supporting Radio Efforts: Culture of Protest (Thursday, November 13)

Supporting Radio Efforts: Culture of Protest (Thursday, November 13)

Can I ask you to support our radio efforts? DJ Host Dick Flacks writes: KCSB, Santa Barbara's campus/community free radio voice, is now in its annual membership/fundraising mode. As usual, I'm hoping you'll make a contribution and I'm offering cd's of several of the most requested recent Culture of Protest programs as thanks. KCSB has [...]

A Show for Karen and Charlie on Culture of Protest (Thursday, November 6)

A Show for Karen and Charlie on Culture of Protest (Thursday, November 6)

for Karen and Charlie Charlie King is one of the best political troubadours of our time. His work has been on Culture of Protest playlists since our earliest broadcasts back in 1982, and we’ve been proud to facilitate appearances almost every year since. His long time partner in life and in performance, Karen Brandow died last week. And [...]

Songs for Halloween on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 30)

Songs for Halloween on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 30)

songs for halloween  As Halloween looms, we do a program that links the festival of devils, witches and other ‘paganism’ to the culture of protest. We’ll listen to a wide ranging selection of music and, as well, in the course of things, pay homage to Dylan Thomas on his 100th birthday, and we’ll honor the memory of Karen Brandow, [...]

Pondering Measure P on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 23)

Pondering Measure P on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 23)

pondering measure p Voters in Santa Barbara County are pondering Measure P—which proposes to ban the use of fracking and other intensive oil extraction technologies in any future oil projects in the county. Oil companies of spent over $5 million in opposition to the measure, which was put on the ballot as the result of a grassroots [...]

Homage to Jackson Browne on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Oct 16)

Homage to Jackson Browne on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Oct 16)

homage to jackson browne Jackson Browne is out with a new album—and a tribute compilation has just been released. We in Santa Barbara have benefitted over the years because he’s lent himself to support of local causes and programs (in fact he's doing a benefit concert here on October 25 for Sanctuary Centers). It’s timely then to [...]

Who’s Gonna Stand Up (And Save The Earth)? on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 9)

Who’s Gonna Stand Up (And Save The Earth)? on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 9)

Who's Gonna Stand Up (And Save The Earth)? That’s the title of Neil Young’s newly released single--an anthem timed for the great people’s climate march in which he calls for action to save the earth, ‘starve the takers and feed the givers’.  There is in fact a bunch of  new songs aimed at inspiring and energizing environmental [...]

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