Eighteen Noteworthy Musical Performances for the Occupy Movement

By: Monday September 17, 2012 1:51 pm

From its inception, the Occupy movement has had music, with drum circles and occupiers with guitars livening up protest scenes. It has well-known musicians come to Zuccotti Park to play music or sing or rap for occupiers. Occupy Musicians rallied support for the movement in the first months. It managed to convince a long list [...]

Military-Entertainment-Industrial Complex Reinforces Warrior Culture

By: Tuesday August 14, 2012 2:02 pm

The Pentagon has a well-documented history of seeking to influence entertainment that Hollywood produces so that negative portrayals of the United State military are not produced, but the NBC show “Stars Earn Stripes” takes the propagandistic efforts of the military-entertainment industrial complex to the next level. The show, which features special operatives or first responders [...]

The Off-Screen Violence of an NYPD Shooting in Times Square

By: Sunday August 12, 2012 1:25 pm

The introduction for the New York Times‘ coverage of a police shooting in the commercially decadent hub of New York known as Times Square is the following, “When the tourists and shoppers thronging Times Square on Saturday afternoon first saw the police officers, guns drawn, confronting a knife-wielding man, many thought they had stumbled onto [...]

Jackson Browne & Dawes Play Zuccotti (VIDEO)

By: Friday December 2, 2011 10:58 am

Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne and the band Dawes performed at Zuccotti Park for Occupy Wall Street yesterday. Browne, Dawes and two very talented female vocalists played about a six song set that began with Browne unsuccessfully trying to talk to his audience. Without a microphone, he was told to use the “human mic” that Occupy Wall [...]

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