On the wonderful website 8tracks.com, I have created a collection of music to mix your molotov cocktails by. In 4 volumes, there are songs of protest, revolution and change for the militant music lovers out there, including some tracks we all know and some you may have not heard. Music includes a range of genres from folk-rock, classic rock, blues, r&b, hip-hop. View the track lists below!
Lipstate, v1: First they ignore you (click to listen here)
What’s Going On - Marvin Gaye
Brother Can You Spare A Dime - Thea Gilmore
Little Boxes - Malvina Reynolds
Mississippi Goddamn - Nina Simone
Revolution Blues - Neil Young
Ball of Confusion (That’s What The World Is Today) - Temptations
The State of the Union - Thievery Corporation
Money- Pink Floyd
All She Wants To Do Is Dance - Don Henley
We’re Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
Say It Loud (I’m Black and I’m Proud) - James Brown
Talkin’ Bout a Revolution - Tracy Chapman
Crying Shame - Jack Johnson
For What It’s Worth - Buffalo Springfield
The Old Revolution - Leonard Cohen
Get Together (Chet Powers song)- The Youngbloods
I’d Love To Change The World - Ten Years After
Makeshift Patriot - Sage Francis
I Get By - Everlast
Lipstate, v2: Then they laugh at you (click to listen here)
Propaganda - Dead Prex
Seven Nation Army - Ben (L’Oncle Soul)
Sign O’ The Times - Prince
No Future Shock - TV On The Radio
Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
You Haven’t Done Nothin’ - Stevie Wonder
Get Up Stand Up - Bob Marley
If I Had A Rocket Launcher - Bruce Cockburn
Here’s To The State of Richard Nixon - Phil Ochs
The Times They Are A Changin’ - Bob Dylan
Now or Never - Yoko Ono PLastic Ono Band
Jesus Hits Like the Atomic Bomb - Lowell Blanchard
If I Had A Hammer - Peter, Paul & Mary
Waiting On The World To Change - John Mayer
Dear Mr. President - Pink
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears for Fears
People Have The Power - Patti Smith
We Take Care of Our Own - Bruce Springsteen
Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire
Lipstate, v3: Then they fight you (click to listen here)
Revolution - Herbie Hancock
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - Gil Scott-Heron
War - Edwin Starr
Volunteers - Jefferson Airplane
Animals - Sky Pilot
War Pigs - Black Sabbath
Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix
There’s a War Going On For Your Mind - Flobots
Army Dreamers - Kate Bush
Brothers In Arms - Dire Straits
Masters of War - Bob Dylan
The Draft Dodger Rag (Phil Ochs Cover) - Pete Seeger
Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
Gods of War - Def Leppard
To Susan On The West Coast Waiting - Donovan
Soldier Boy - The Shirelles
If I Can Dream - Elvis Presley
The Fiddle and the Drum - Joni Mitchell
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Joan Baez
All These Things That I’ve Done - The Killers
Lipstate, v4: Then you win (click to listen here)
March To The Witch’s Castle - Funkadelic
This Land Is Your Land - Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Revolution - Nina Simone
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield
Revolution - Bob Marley & The Wailers
A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke
One Day - Matisyahu
Peace Train - Cat Stevens
I Ain’t Marching Anymore - Phil Ochs
No Banker Left Behind - Ry Cooder
Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree - Tony Orlando & Dawn
Revolution Rock - The Clash
Never Kill Another Man - Steve Miller Band
We Shall Overcome - Joan Baez
Give Peace A Chance - John Lennon
Since Team Romney’s understanding of the use of venn diagrams is hazier than a Bain Capital tax return, Mitt, Venn and Now has stepped up to help demonstrate just what these clever charts are meant to do. Williard, kindly have a seat and put your dunce cap back on.
Photos from yesterday’s protest of the big corporate biotech convention that’s been happening in Boston for the past four days. Just posted a recap on the Phoenix’s news blog entitled, “Fuck GMOs: Ciclovida, Occupy Monsanto, and Occupy Boston protest corporate biotechnology conference in Boston”.
Shawn Vulliez is the vice-president of the Pirate Party of Canada, a ragtag bunch of politically engaged computer geeks who believe that Internet copyright laws should be minimal and information sharing encouraged on the Web. The Pirates recently tracked downloads in the House of Commons and discovered that pirating copyrighted material — including Adele, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and, especially popular, Maroon 5 — is common practice among our politicos.
Iran is flexing it’s military muscle.
Over the weekend, the country announced that it had fired two long-range missile tests. The missiles were capable of hitting within 10-20 miles of the closest US military base.
The announcement came after 10 days of exercises in the Gulf, which included a test of shutting down the Strait of Hormuz, and a claim the country had created its first nuclear fuel rod.
A small but critical passageway, the Strait is used to transport over 40 percent of the world’s oil supply. Iran has threatened to close the Strait if sanctions are placed on its nuclear program.
As tension rises, the United States and Israel have not ruled out military action against Iran.
They’re going to come after me more viciously than they would a white candidate…. To use Clarence Thomas as an example, I’m ready for the same high-tech lynching that he went through - for the good of this country. I’m ready for the same high-tech lynching.
Man, does this guy love his country or what? He’s willing to become a national celebrity and make millions of dollars, and he’s doing it all for you and me.
An intense moment of truth with mainstream media.. Love this ’I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it’ moment from Dylan Ratigan.
In a conversation with a show panel about the country’s debt and credit downgrade, MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan passionately calls both the Democratic and Republican economic plans, “reckless, irresponsible and stupid.”
Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, the former Libyan strongman who fled into hiding after rebels toppled his regime two months ago in the Arab Spring’s most tumultuous uprising, was killed Thursday as fighters battling the vestiges of his loyalist forces wrested control of his hometown of Surt, the interim government announced. Read more.