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Nomadic WaxUsing Music, Media and the Arts to Promote Social Change and Cultural Exchange

Nomadic WaxUsing Music, Media and the Arts to Promote Social Change and Cultural Exchange | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Using music, media and the arts to promote social change and cultural exchange.
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The power of the people is much stronger than the people in power. Hip Hop is a social invention for increasing the participation of youngsters who are often left out of community development processes.
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Dertig variaties van verzet (in NL)

Dertig variaties van verzet (in NL) | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Een vreemde paradox: hoe meer maatschappelijk protest er broeit, des te minder wervende kracht lijkt er uit te gaan van klassieke vormen van verzet. Missen we ideeën en creativiteit? Rekto:verso vroeg het aan een brede schare van artiesten en activisten,
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Griekenland en EU: bestraf de verantwoordelijken! | De Bron

Griekenland en EU: bestraf de verantwoordelijken! | De Bron | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it

Vervolg de verantwoordelijke bestuurders – Griekse en Europese, openbare én private - zoals dat in elke rechtstaat hoort. 

Eenmaal die vervolging en bestraffing plaatsvindt, wordt de Griekse crisis wél oplosbaar. Of blijft het wachten op Godot?

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Prosecute the responsible decisionmakers - Greek and European, public and private - as is to be expected under the law.

Once prosecution and punishment effected, the Greek crisis is indeed solvable. Or, better waiting for Godot?



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Hong Kong Legislature Rejects Beijing-Backed Election Plan

Hong Kong Legislature Rejects Beijing-Backed Election Plan | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
The proposal would have introduced a public vote for the city’s top official, but only from among candidates approved by a largely pro-Beijing committee.
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Technology supports movements. But only risk-takers make political change | The Yes Men

Technology supports movements. But only risk-takers make political change | The Yes Men | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
We’ve been giving clicktivism too much credit for the success of social movements – and sometimes ignoring the real people who made change happen
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Eric Casebolt: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Eric Casebolt: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Eric Casebolt is the McKinney, Texas, police officer put on leave after video raised questions about his conduct while arresting black teens at a public pool.
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Music : Rebel Music : The Making Of Rebel Music

Around the world, young people have had enough. They refuse to accept current social and political barriers, and are raising their voices to demand change for a better future. They are the driving force of political upheaval today. They know what they want. They are fearless - often putting their lives on the line.
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Flush the TPP! ← Stop the Global Corporate Coup!

Flush the TPP! ← Stop the Global Corporate Coup! | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Stop Democracy-killing #FastTrack and Job-killing #TPP Call Reps 202-224-3121 http://t.co/lOqtnGE6Bh http://t.co/Ueg5lvkjQn
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MSMBS News: Black Lives Matter? [RAP NEWS 32] - YouTube

Share your videos with friends, family, and the world
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Who's Afraid of African Democracy? by Helen Epstein

Who's Afraid of African Democracy? by Helen Epstein | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
A decade after the peace process in Burundi came to what seemed a successful conclusion, and despite billions of dollars in humanitarian aid, the country appears to be falling apart again.
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These Country Artists are Taking Cues from Hip-Hop and R&B

These Country Artists are Taking Cues from Hip-Hop and R&B | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
These Country Artists are Taking Cues from Hip-Hop and R&B
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‘Hip-Hop, From the Bronx to the Arab Street’

‘Hip-Hop, From the Bronx to the Arab Street’ | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
A new exhibit at Paris’s Arab cultural institution features records, clothes, sneakers and artwork inspired by boom-boxes and other symbols of hip-hop culture.
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MUSIC - MTV documentary on rebellious Turkish youth hits 2 million views

MUSIC - MTV documentary on rebellious Turkish youth hits 2 million views | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
MTV World has launched a documentary short film about Turkey within its Rebel Music series, which was viewed by more than 2 million people around the world on YouTube last week. Executive producer Nusrat Durrani and artists in the film tell the Hürriyet Daily News about the project
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Folk Music and Movements: The Tradition Continues | BillMoyers.com

Folk Music and Movements: The Tradition Continues | BillMoyers.com | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
For over a century, American activists have employed folk music as an instrument of change.
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Greece in chaos: will Syriza’s last desperate gamble pay off?

Greece in chaos: will Syriza’s last desperate gamble pay off? | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
The banks are closed, the bailout referendum is looming – and Europe’s only far-left government is struggling to hold on to its mass support. In less than a week, it will either be triumphant or finished
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Opinion: Why Are Threats to Civil Society Growing Around the World? | Inter Press Service

Opinion: Why Are Threats to Civil Society Growing Around the World? | Inter Press Service | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
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Hip-Hop Reacts to McKinney Police Officer Pulling a Gun on Unarmed Teenagers

Hip-Hop Reacts to McKinney Police Officer Pulling a Gun on Unarmed Teenagers | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Rappers have weighed in on the disturbing video of a McKinney, Texas police officer pulling a gun on unarmed teenagers.
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HIP-HOP GOES BROADWAY - YouTube

Recorded/Produced at Endless Noise http://www.endlessnoise.com @endlessnoise MERCHANDISE!!! http://sup3rfruit.myshopify.com FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/...
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Israel’s Charade of Democracy - NYTimes.com

Israel’s Charade of Democracy - NYTimes.com | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
RT @sedgate: Israel’s Charade of Democracy, by Hagai El-Ad, executive director of B’Tselem http://t.co/dCx4xJgVLg
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One year of Thai military rule passes with a whisper

One year of Thai military rule passes with a whisper | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
A year after the military seized power in a bloodless coup, critics appear to have been effectively silenced.
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Jigme Thinley on Gross National Happiness, selfishness and social change

Jigme Thinley on Gross National Happiness, selfishness and social change | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Jigme Thinley on "enlightened selfishness," creating living conditions that matter, how to control our greed and about universal aspirations and the ultimate good.
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The 25 Best Hip-Hop Performances on 'The Late Show With David Letterman'

The 25 Best Hip-Hop Performances on 'The Late Show With David Letterman' | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
The genre has a great history on the show despite limited appearances.
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Modi gets in a jibe at China's lack of democracy once he's across the border in Mongolia

Modi gets in a jibe at China's lack of democracy once he's across the border in Mongolia | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Modi called on 'Asia' to apply the principles of democracy.
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Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrates Hip-Hop Against Gun And Gang Violence Week With A Powerful Message From President Obama

Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrates Hip-Hop Against Gun And Gang Violence Week With A Powerful Message From President Obama | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrates Hip-Hop Against Gun And Gang Violence Week w/a Pwrful Message From Pres Obama http://t.co/Dz4uHdeOlY
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