Woody Sez: An Apartheid of Dollars

By: Wednesday December 4, 2013 8:39 am

Woody Guthrie is a hero of mine. He represents whatever is left inside of me that has a little peek at optimism, despite all the pain and suffering and horrible turns of government I’ve seen and experienced. American Radical Woody lived a hard life. Essentially orphaned young from a dysfunctional family, he drifted across America [...]

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 [...]

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