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Radicals Go Caroling: The Untold Story of Progressive Choirs

Annie Levin Yes! Magazine
The power of song to literally transform the brain and move people to action has given it a place of privilege in mass political actions. Almost every revolutionary movement in modern history has had an accompanying singing culture.

Songs of Justice, Songs of Power

Tom Morello New York Times
Defiant and hopeful, these songs have an unapologetic mission: to fan the flames of discontent by lifting the spirits of those fighting for a more just and humane planet. The songs live on wherever working people stand up for their rights...

Friday Nite Videos | February 5, 2021

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The Sedition That Nobody's Talking About. "Have You Been To Jail For Justice" | Anne Feeney. Mothers Deported Without Their Children Seek to Be Reunited. Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem. Marjorie Taylor Greene Gets Punished.

"Have You Been To Jail For Justice" | Anne Feeney

"Have You Been To Jail For Justice" performed by self-described "performer, producer, hell-raiser" Anne Feeney at the Seattle WTO Protests in 1999. Feeney died from Covid-19 this week at age 69.

Tidbits - Sept. 5, 2019 - Reader Comments: Case for Impeachment; Climate Strike; Tax Scam; State of Labor Unions; Sara Nelson; Ilhan Omar; Bernie Sanders; Amazon Fires; German Greens; Puerto Rico; Cuba Tourism; Protest Songs; Resources, Announcements

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Reader Comments: Case for Impeachment; Climate Strike; Tax Scam; State of Labor Unions; Sara Nelson; Ilhan Omar; Bernie Sanders; Amazon Fires; German Greens; Puerto Rico; Cuba Tourism; Protest Songs; Resources, Announcements; more...

Tidbits - May 18, 2017 - Reader Comments: Comey Firing, Trump Base, Family Trump, Afghan Escalation, Sessions' Dept. of Injustice; Poor Prisons; Solidarity Statement for Yale Graduate Union; Resistance Summer; Chelsea is Free; and more...

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Reader Comments: Comey, Trumpism, Family Trump, Afghan Escalation, Sessions' Dept. of Injustice; Poor Prisons; People's History - Henry Wallace; The Man Who Never Returned; The Investigator; Solidarity Statement for Yale Graduate Union - Add Your Name; Announcements: Resistance Summer; Chelsea is Free; Seattle Labor History Mural; 80th Commemoration of Republic Steel Massacre; Book Tours: In the Fields of the North; The Syriza Wave; Left Forum Opening Plenary additions

Happy Birthday Woody

Harry Targ Diary of a Heartland Radical
July 12, Woody Guthrie would have been 102. The people's artist wrote the words to This Land is Your Land, the peoples' national anthem, and frequently performed with the slogan This Machine Kills Fascists on his guitar..

Protest Music and People Movements: The Tradition Continues

Peter Dreier and Dick Flacks www.CommonDreams.org
Despite occasional media laments that "protest music is dead," a new generation of performers has been revitalizing music's links to movements, often self-consciously modeled on the folk singers of the past.
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