Tom Becker hosts today's Christmas Eve episode. We hear about the Chinese labor movement, the hypocrisy of Obama's mourning at Newtown, the Portland Solidarity Network, and the limits of consumer culture.
Alan Wieder comments on connection between the Sandy Hook shootings and drone-warfare. He considers the lamentations Americans and its leaders especially offer when certain American children are murdered in the context of drone-warfare and their otherwise disregard for children's lives around the world.
This show considers schools, killing, killlings in schools, and civil rights and rock & roll. Hosted by Frann Michel, with music by Chuck Berry, Little Richard, and more. For information on our graphics, theme song, or name, see our main show page.