Awesome Anti-Fascist Anthems: a Playlist

The featured image on this post comes from the essay written by Umberto Eco, one of the way too many great artists that we have lost over this screwed up year. If you apply these criteria to your own country, I am sure you will agree that we need this playlist. (Feel free to add your own expletives at this point).

Obviously there are many fine anti-fascist songs that are not yet on this list (Blaggers ITA are forthcoming, I promise), and I appreciate any suggestions, ideally accompanied by links. (I have in mind a history-in-music playlist, of songs by or about resisters of fascism in the 20th century…)

Further reading:

Umberto Eco, “Ur-fascism.” New York Review of Books, 22nd June 1995.

Josh Jones, “Umberto Eco Makes a List of the 14 Common Features of Fascism“, Open Culture, 22nd November 2016.

 

Pipeline to Oblivion

A Topical David Rovics Set

for Fossil Free: Global Divestment Movement Showcase, February 13th and 14th 2015

“Global Divestment Day is an opportunity to showcase the rapid global spread of the divestment movement. Let’s take it to the next level in confronting the rogue fossil fuel industry driving the climate crisis.

Our common message:

Fossil fuels = History

Renewables = Future

DIVEST

Through our creative actions we will represent the shift needed away from dirty old fossil fuel dinosaurs to the shining symbols of hope like wind mills and solar panels.”