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Friday Nite Videos | June 28, 2019

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The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts. Prophets Of Rage | Made With Hate. The Amazing Brains and Morphing Skin of Octopuses. AOC, Tiffany Cabán and the Struggle for a People's DA in Queens. These Photos Ended Child Labor in the US.

Prophets Of Rage | Made With Hate

A new song from Prophets of Rage (Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill) warns, "This is not a drill/this is fascism"

Friday Nite Videos | August 3, 2018

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Thank You, Koch Brothers! Prophets of Rage | Who Owns Who. Learning Dexterity. Movie: BLACKkKLANSMAN. Fact Check: Collusion Is A Crime.

Prophets of Rage | Who Owns Who

From the debut album of Prophets of Rage (Tim Commerford, Tom Morello and Brad Wilk from Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, DJ Lord and Chuck D from Public Enemy, and B-Real of Cypress Hill).

Friday Nite Videos | July 13, 2018

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Robert Reich: How to Prevent Future Trumps. 'Black Identity Extremists' Report Is FBI's Cointelpro 2.0. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit | White Man's World. Green Day - American Idiot (With Lyrics). Movie | Sorry to Bother You Trailer.

“I’m Going to Learn to Dance If It Takes Me All Night and Day” - Thoughts on Chuck Berry

Geoffrey Jacques Portside
Much commentary on the late Chuck Berry will focus on how his songs expressed fun and teenage angst. This is the right thing to do. Yet there’s more. For example, Berry’s obsession with the comparative qualities of fast cars — most brilliantly displayed in his song “Maybellene” — did not just reflect the rise of post-WW II consumerist culture....He preferred V-8 Fords over Cadillacs because he spent several years in the late 1940s and early 1950s helping make Ford cars.
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