Archive for the 'Politics' Category


Billy Joel’s Jewish Star

BILLY JOEL WEARS YELLOW STAR OF DAVID ONSTAGE … Post-Charlottesville One of the most horrifying things you see in the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam is a roll of Jewish stars, the ones needed to be worn during the occupation. Straight from the factory, before they were cut up into individual stars for Jews to […]

Walmart Stands Up To Trump

“Walmart’s C.E.O. Joins Group to Rebuke Trump Over Charlottesville” What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where corporations speak truth to power and artists are silent? One in which corporations are much more powerful than artists, one in which they incite belief far exceeding that of individuals. Come on, is there a […]

Protest Music

It’s about the money. Why would you expect artists who’ve spent the complete century complaining about recorded music revenue to suddenly put their livelihoods at risk? Those who lived through the sixties have been waiting for a reaction. Another Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul & Mary, even Barry McGuire, to stand up and sing […]

Charlottesville

There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear “For What It’s Worth” Buffalo Springfield When I grow up I want to own a news outlet. Maybe Fox, maybe CNN. I want to reach everybody and shape public opinion. Because right now we’ve got too many self-satisfied nitwits operating on skewed info trying to […]