Prolific singer-songwriter David Rovics is one of the few working musicians, who regularly produce topical protest songs which directly address current events. His music is in the tradition of radical folk musicians like Phil Ochs. From his latest album, “Ballad of a Wobbly,” released in December, Rovics breaks down what
President Donald Trump’s administration detained a United States citizen incommunicado in military custody for nearly four months.
Although the Cold War officially ended, the United States continues waging aggression in Latin America, including its support for Honduras Election results.
NSA whistleblower Reality Winner faces an uphill battle at trial after Obama-era leak prosecutions intensified the government’s ability to wield the Espionage Act.
In a decision upholding the First Amendment, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled key parts of an Idaho “ag-gag” law are unconstitutional.
A federal judge ordered the US government to provide bond hearings for nearly 300 Iraqi nationals, who were detained by ICE and have languished in jail.
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola bid farewell to 2017 in the season’s finale. During the show, the hosts talk about Donald Trump’s foreign policy and what liberal imperialists and neoconservatives disliked about Trump’s first year. We celebrate what parts of Trump’s agenda grassroots resistance was able to stall while
Kevin Gosztola and Liz Pelly put together a collection of some of the best albums of protest music in 2017.
Clinton Democrats’ delusions were reinforced when Dr. Jill Stein was asked to cooperate with the Senate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Protest Platforms is a three-part series examining what it means for music to protest today. Platforms have always helped to shape protest music. Independent artists, punk labels, and do-it-yourself (DIY) organizers have long suggested that the means through which music is created and distributed carries as much political weight as