Tag: video

Macklemore Continues to Speak Out

Macklemore continues to speak out, now on behalf of the ACLU, and is giving fans a chance to win the ultimate Macklemore experience.

Posted in Human Rights

Democrat Evokes The White Stripes on the House Floor

As the threat of a government shutdown loomed last week, Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) channeled her inner Jack White to relay her party’s message to young people of the nation on the House floor.

Dr. Dre Beats the Cops in Michigan

Dr. Dre has just helped set legal precedent regarding police conduct in one of the most important rulings by the Michigan Supreme Court. Last week, in a 6-1 ruling, the court said that police do not have a right to privacy while on the job.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Music and Activism

MoveOn.org’s Subtle GOTV Reminder

Liberal activist organization MoveOn.org has put together this video reminding you of the importance of voting in the upcoming midterm election.

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform

Murs, QD3, Kurupt Say: ‘Fill Out Your Census Form!’

For many young people, the once-a-decade occasion known as the U.S. Census is a wholly new experience. Maybe the newness of it is why young people are among the least likely to participate in the census. In a video shot at SXSW, hip-hop artists Murs, Quincy Jones III (QD3), and Kurupt worked with the League…

Posted in Music and Activism

How The Beatles Brought Down The Soviet Empire

Everyone loves a poll, which is like an election only much less consequential. New York City public television station Channel Thirteen wants to know which musical artist had the greatest impact on history. Over the past few weeks, entries have been narrowed down to the Beatles, Bono, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and Michael Jackson. Something…

Posted in Music and Activism

Don’t Mess With Health-Care Success!

“Everybody talks about the 50 percent of American bankruptcies that are from health-care costs. But what about the 50 percent that aren’t?”

Posted in Health Care Reform

Counting Czars

Ain’t that just the pot calling the kettle black?

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

R.E.M., MoveOn.org’s ‘We Can’t Afford To Wait’ Video

MoveOn.org asked members to “share photos showing how they and their loved ones are suffering under our broken health care system.” R.E.M. provided the music.

Posted in Music and Activism, Health Care Reform

Man on the Lot: Health Care Reform