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A Thousand Spirited Protesters Fill Streets of Austin (tags)
A Second-Line style music parade on Feb. 15, 2008 in Austin, Texas expressing opposition to the War in Iraq drew over 1,000 musician and activists.
Led Zeppelin: the greatest TV commercial ever made (tags)
use of Led Zep song in Cadillac SUV TV advertisement triggers yet another rant from NOT BORED!
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize (tags)
In 1985, Rock & Rap Confidential produced the short film I'll Vote On. It documented the efforts of the FBI and local authorities in rural Alabama to jail civil rights leaders for getting out the vote. Most charges (for "vote fraud") were ultimately dropped. But the 2000 Presidential election, marked by the deliberate disenfranchisement of thousands of registered Florida voters, confirmed that the right to vote in America still cannot be taken for granted.
Nightmare Scenarios: Today & 3 Years From Now (tags)
A look at what might happen if New York State Senate Bill 2996 becomes law and the FCC loosens ownership regulations for media corporations causing the further erosion of diverse, locally owned and operated newspapers and broadcast stations thanks to the consolidation of their ownership.
Martin Sheen Under Attack For Courageous, Patriotic Stand (tags)
Pressure is growing for the president to lose his job because of his uncompromising stance on the war. That's President Bartlet, as played by Martin Sheen in the hit television series, The West Wing..Last week a full page ad in the New York Times quoted former Nato supreme commander Wesley Clark saying that invading Iraq would "supercharge recruiting for al-Qaida". It was signed by around 50 musicians, including Lou Reed, Sheryl Crow, Massive Attack, and REM.
"Musicians United To Win Without War." (tags)
Dozens of Musicians and Music Industry Professionals have formed a new antiwar group... "Musicians United To Win Without War."
Johnny Cash & Lou Reed Arrested in LA (Satire) (tags)
Victims of "police profiling," two famous "Men in Black" feel the Iron Hand of the LAPD