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Rebel Music: Protest Songs and Social Change

Rebel Music: Protest Songs and Social Change | Music in Protests | Scoop.it
Rebel music is music that expresses ideas which are anti-establishment, in the hope of creating a better society. These songs are also referred to as protest songs. Music has always been at the forefront of social change and social consciousness.

Via Jan Servaes
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Different viewpoint on this music genre.

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Inside Iran: the art of resistance

Inside Iran: the art of resistance | Music in Protests | Scoop.it
With street protests in Iran effectively crushed, music, photography and painting are now leading the way in expressing a desire for change.

Via Ana Valdés
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It is refreshing to see that even in these torn parts of the world, people can still use their inspiration to express where change is needed.

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Cuban rappers protest government through song

Cuban rappers protest government through song | Music in Protests | Scoop.it
Dissent in Cuba can land you in jail, but young rappers are still finding ways to express themselves.

Via John Postill
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Really inspiring reading about how these young artists won't let their government come between them and what they love to do.

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John Postill's curator insight, November 3, 2013 8:21 PM

One of the interviewees says one big problem for young people in Cuba is lack of information as there's no internet access. See also:

http://fusion.net/abc_univision/story/internet-cuba-facts-myths-web-access-22566

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Musicians' Union Protests Outside of Tonight Show, Kimmel - Los Angeles - Music - West Coast Sound

Musicians' Union Protests Outside of Tonight Show, Kimmel - Los Angeles - Music - West Coast Sound | Music in Protests | Scoop.it
Yesterday, the American Federation of Musicians staged a protest aimed at TV shows with live bands, here and...

Via stan stewart
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I think that it is kind of a slap in the face to those in the bands of those shows, especially since the show always has a new season.

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Artists' protests against Egyptian culture minister reach Alexandria - Music - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online

Artists' protests against Egyptian culture minister reach Alexandria - Music - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online | Music in Protests | Scoop.it
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Via Shoshana Fanizza
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I really believe in their cause, and think it is inspiring seeing how a group of artists can fight for change using their talents.

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