Protest Song of the Day: ‘Blue Xmas (To Whom It May Concern)’ by Bob Dorough & Miles Davis

By: Friday December 21, 2012 6:48 pm

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter launched a daily feature to highlight a protest song every weekday. As the holiday approaches, the blog has been highlighting Christmas-themed protest songs. Bob Dorough is [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ by Greg Lake

By: Thursday December 20, 2012 9:53 pm

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter launched a daily feature to highlight a protest song every weekday. As the holiday approaches, the blog has been highlighting Christmas-themed protest songs. An Uncut magazine [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘All I Want is Truth (for Christmas)’ by The Mynabirds

By: Wednesday December 19, 2012 6:52 pm

Weeks ago, to recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter launched a daily feature to highlight a protest song every weekday. The daily feature went on hiatus. In recent days, the daily feature has [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘No Christmas in Kentucky’ by Phil Ochs

By: Tuesday December 18, 2012 8:16 pm

Weeks ago, to recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter launched a daily feature to highlight a protest song every weekday. The daily feature went on hiatus. In recent days, the daily feature has [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ’1913 Massacre’ by Woody Guthrie

By: Monday December 17, 2012 6:03 pm

Weeks ago, to recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter launched a daily feature to highlight a protest song every weekday. The daily feature went on hiatus while I was covering Pfc. Bradley Manning’s [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘I’m Thinkin’ ‘Bout Burnin’ the Walmart Down’ by Steve Earle

By: Friday November 23, 2012 10:53 am

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter has launched a daily feature that highlights a protest song every weekday. Thousands of Walmart workers are out striking, risking the possibility of workplace retaliation or [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘Freedom for Palestine’ by OneWorld

By: Wednesday November 21, 2012 5:54 pm

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter has launched a daily feature that highlights a protest song every weekday. With a ceasefire announced today, Gaza residents are celebrating. There is a little hope [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘Try Not to Cry’ by Sami Yusuf & Isam

By: Monday November 19, 2012 9:59 am

Sami Yusuf ft.Isam-Try not to Cry by awayclose3 The deadliest day since Israel began bombarding Gaza on Wednesday was yesterday. At least 21 Palestinians were killed, including four women and nine children. The shelling continues on Monday with reports of wounded after each shelling. The song for today is another selection for Palestinians. In 2005, [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘Sign the Dotted Line’ by Jeff Mangum & Guy Picciotto

By: Friday November 16, 2012 10:32 am

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter has launched a daily feature that highlights a protest song every weekday. Last night, Strike Debt, an organization rooted in the idealism of the Occupy movement, kicked [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ‘The New Black’ by The Mavrix

By: Thursday November 15, 2012 11:30 am

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter has launched a daily feature that highlights a protest song every weekday. Israel is bombing Palestinians in Gaza. It is launching a military operation and citing [...]

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