Two of my students in my "Radicalism, Terrorism, and Violence in American History" class are working on protest music--one on hip hop and one mostly focusing on popular metal. This led me to explore some music I haven't heard before.

No surprise, it turns out there is quite a bit of it.

Possibly the most radical thing I have heard this week is this song from Immortal Technique.   I'll put a version with the lryics, and then a live version that is way less powerful, I  think,

This is visceral challenging stuff, to say the least, I can't think of another thing I have played for a class that had such an impact (and this includes when I played this, as I do each semester


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