Thursday, November 19, 2009

Social Movements, Street Protests and Engaged Activism: Setting the Tone for a Presentation

Preparing a lecture/presentation on the continuing importance of social movements, street protests and engaged activism. So collecting good videos/music to set the tone as the audience gathers in the auditorium and as they leave... and, as always, suggestions are appreciated:


(recommend turning down the volume and just looking at the slide show)


Abu-Jamal, Mumia. Empire of Fear.

Adbusters. Brand Spangled Banner.

---. The Product Is You (1999)

The Coup. Riding the Fence.

Def, Mos. Reads Malcom X's "Message to the Grass Roots". (Voices of the People's History of the United States ed. Anthony Arnove and Howard Zinn. (November 9, 2006)

Difranco, Ani and Utah Phillips. Anarchy.

---. The Most Dangerous Woman.

Flobot. Anne Braden. Fight With Tools

---. Mayday. Fight With Tools

---. Rise. Fight With Tools

---. Stand Up. Fight With Tools

---> There Is a War Going On For Your Mind. Fight With Tools

---. We Are Winning. Fight With Tools

Free Range Studios. Consumption. Ch. 5 of The Story of Stuff. (2007)

Lennon, John. Power to the People.

---. Working Class Hero.

Petric, Faith. You Ain't Done Nothing If You Ain't Been Called a Red. (With images of the 2009 G20 Conference and Protests in Pittsburgh, PA)

Phillips, Utah. Direct Action.

Public Enemy. Fight the Power.

Ruffalo, Mark. Reads Eugene Debs' "Canton, Ohio" Speech. (Voices of the People's History of the United States ed. Anthony Arnove and Howard Zinn. (All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA on Feb 1, 2007)

---. Reading from Henry David Thoreau's 1849. (Voices of the People's History of the United States ed. Anthony Arnove and Howard Zinn. (All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA on Feb 1, 2007)

Seeger, Pete. What Did You Learn In School Today.

---. Which Side Are You On.

Vedder, Eddie, et al. Masters of War. (2006)

Walker, Alice. Reading Sojourner Truth (Voices of the People's History of the United States ed. Anthony Arnove and Howard Zinn. (Berkeley, CA: November 11, 2006).

Williams, Saul. List of Demands.

Williams, Saul and DJ Spooky. Not In Our Name. Live Without Dead Time (Adbusters)

Zinn, Howard. The People Speak (Trailer for the Upcoming Documentary)

1 comment:

Tori said...

http://www.liselot.info/proj/america.html

Check out my friend Liselot's project America. It may not fit the evening, but another time.