Praise to rapper Lupe Fiasco, who let loose on President Barack Obama during an invited appearance at a Washington DC pre-inauguration celebration yesterday. As per Australian website News.Com.Au, Fiasco spoke against war for 30 minutes, with some criticism directed specifically at the President. Later, in a song, he rapped “LimbaughContinue reading
“The End of the War Years” by The Fallout
from the album Dismantlement (Insurgence Records, 2007)
We hold our breath and we wait
for some for some good news to hear.
A scrap of faith in which to believe,
but all we get are reasons to fear.
Buffy Sainte-Marie performs for Veterans for Peace and Iraq Veterans Against the War in 2008.Continue reading
“The misuse of November 11: How the Harper government exploits Remembrance Day” – by Peter Goffin, November 9, 2012: Excerpts:
The greatest trouble with Harper’s Conservatives using Remembrance Day to construct an image of Canada as one of history’…
This Youtube link is “War in the East”, a dub reggae-influenced song by Canadian punk band D.O.A.
I wear a poppy and commemorate Remembrance Day…
“Wasted Life” by Stiff Little Fingers
This song was specifically written about the Troubles in Northern Ireland, but many of the lyrics apply to almost every military conflict in the entire history of the world, including those still happening.
No more war but class war.
Honour the fallen on Remembrance Day, but also curse the politicians, businessmen and monarchs who sent them to kill and die in conflicts that, for the most part, have been pointless and unnecessary. War is hell, and those wh…