The trial of three members of the Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot and their subsequent sentencing to two years in prison for performing a song calling for the ouster of Russian leader Vladimir Putin at an impromptu flash concert in Moscow’s largest Orthodox cathedral has garnered a tremendous amount of attention all over the world. Popular music luminaries ranging from Paul McCartney to Björk toMadonna have publicly spoken out in support of the group, though Norman LeBrecht has pointed out that the classical music community has pretty much remained silent on this topic.
Pussy Riot and Paul Ryan prove that lyrics don't matter -- and that protest music can't win
The Fascinating Differences Between The Conservative and Liberal Personality
A pretty good video compilation related to the Occupy Handbook, featuring some people you may know:
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