Photo CC  courtesy of Allison Lince-Bentley

Photo CC courtesy of Allison Lince-Bentley

Of his upcoming broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes:

31st annual xmas protest program
This week on the radio a pot-pourri of new and old Christmas songs that speak of the manifold contradictions of the holiday. This year’s particular poignancies include the elimination of long-term unemployment comp and food stamps just in time for Christmas; the emergence of a pope who sees the tyranny of capitalism; the 100th anniversary of the Christmas eve massacre of children during the Calumet copper strike…and ongoing warfare in the neighborhood of the Bethlehem manger. We’ll discover that these themes, being sung about today, borrow echoes from the Christmas past…
culture of protest thurs 12/19/13 6 pm pst kcsb