NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

‘Flores Rojas’: Rebeca Lane Normalises Menstruation In New Music Video

Listen to this article here. In the year 2022 it is quite remarkable that people are still battling to normalise a completely normal bodily function and trying to tear down ...
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Art Under Siege: Six Months of Terror and An Uncertain Future for Arts and Culture in Afghanistan

This article was written by Juliette Verlaque on February 7th, 2022, and originally published on the Artists At Risk Connection webpage. It is re-published here with permission. Juliette is a ...
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New Book Highlights The Work Of Women In Music

Rewriting or editing written history is a daunting task. Unfortunately though, it is a necessary one. What children learn about the world today, is more often than not based on ...
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New Song And NGO Raises Funds For Girls’ Education In East Africa

After traveling frequently to Ethiopia, New Zealand-born, New York-based artist Kimbra, didn't think twice about working with humanitarian organisation So They Can. The organisation empowers children and helps them receive ...
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Best Of Protest Music 2021: A Turbulent Year Reviewed

Listen to this article in audio format. In the United States, the year begins with an insurgence when violent protesters storm the Capitol, an event that leaves five people dead ...
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This Protest Musician Shares A Holiday Piece With A Plant-Based Twist

The time of joy and goodwill is closing in and what better way to celebrate than with wonderful music. One musician, who calls herself Vegan Queen V, has shared a ...
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Song Of The Day: Kaizari By Vitali Maembe

Tanzanian musician Vitali Maembe is no stranger to the hard hand of authorities. Whenever he performs live chances are the police will show up to stop the concert. This is ...
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Latin Protest Anthem Nominated For A Grammy While Cuba Cracks Down On Dissidents

Patria o muerte (translated homeland or death) is a saying that was born in communist, revolutionary times in Cuba. For over six decades, the authoritarian regime on this Caribbean island ...
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Action For Afghanistan: Racetraitor, Disappear, Life Force, Eighteen Visions And More On New Benefit Compilation

There is moshing at home. Then there is moshing at home, knowing that you are supporting an important cause. The latter is what you can do by visiting the webpage ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

A Protest Music Interview: The Sprawl

Kurt Vonnegut once said: "If I ever severed myself from Indianapolis, I would be out of business. What people like about me is Indianapolis." Something about the city of Indianapolis ...
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Fostering Communities of Anti-Abuse: A Conversation with Kris Harper

For many of us, music—listening to, discovering, writing, playing—is inextricable from the meshwork of other things that form our core values and identity. Inextricable from every other outlet we find ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Valerie Orth

In her latest music video, Valerie Orth shows imagery from Brazil, Hong Kong, USA. This is not surprising for those who know Valerie because she started out as an activist ...
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