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Friday Nite Videos | April 1, 2022

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Overdoses: Why They're Up and What to Do About It. Bob Dylan - Talkin' World War III Blues. Thirst For Justice | Documentary. Staten Island Amazon Workers Vote to Unionize. AI Helps Residents Battle Lead Nightmare in Benton Harbor MI.

Friday Nite Videos | November 5, 2021

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How Wealth Inequality Spiraled Out of Control. "You Better Not F*ck in Texas": Abortion Ban Protest Song. Homelessness | John Oliver. Four Seasons Total Documentary. The Q Files: JFK Jr. Fails to Appear at the Rolling Stones Concert.

Songs of Justice, Songs of Power

Tom Morello New York Times
Defiant and hopeful, these songs have an unapologetic mission: to fan the flames of discontent by lifting the spirits of those fighting for a more just and humane planet. The songs live on wherever working people stand up for their rights...

Friday Nite Videos | August 20, 2021

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The Dailyshow-ography of Lindsey Graham. Bob Dylan | With God on Our Side. How the Immune System Actually Works. Homeroom | Documentary. Baby Bats Babble, Much Like Human Infants.

Bob Dylan | With God on Our Side

Before the Gulf of Tonkin, before Iraq, before Afghanistan, Dylan surveyed the wars our country has fought with God on our side. And he makes a request of God about the next one.

Why Paul Robeson’s Voice Still Rings True Today

Tayo Aluko The Progressive
Those who desecrated the Capitol in January called themselves patriots. Millions supported them, including members of both Houses. This again reminded one of Robeson, because seventy-two years earlier, another angry mob might well have lynched him.

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Barbara Dane’s Life of Defiance and Song

Jenn Pelly New York Times
The 93-year-old musician, co-founder of the political label Paredon Records, looks back on a history of resistance. If you see your country “making horrible mistakes, you have to speak up,” she said. “You’re colluding with it if you don’t speak up.”
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