On Wednesday’s Crosscurrents, 8 to 10 am on December 11, John Gaguine will be playing two hours of traditional Christmas music. Hear great choral ensembles like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Robert Shaw Chorale, and singers like Joan Baez and the Chenille Sisters. No Santa or Rudolph or Jingle Bells. Those will come next week, on the 18th, when Mike Godkin will be in again.
- The flag flies on public buildings and is often waved at sporting events, but it has not been a symbol the French personally embrace. That has changed dramatically in the wake of the Nov. 13 attacks.
- Studies recommended relocating villages like Newtok, Kivalina and Shishmaref. But more than 10 years later they are still there, with waves getting higher and storms getting stronger.
- New research suggests Pacific halibut may adapt favorably to increased ocean temperatures. Greenland halibut may not be so lucky.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."