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Protest Song of the Times


In a few short verses, here’s what Occupy Wall Street is protesting. Use it when querulous conservatives whine there is no message, that #OWS has no demands (not yet, in a formal 18th century petition to King George form, perhaps, but so what? My thought is: This is Step One). My question is: What next? Where do we go from here?    

  • Teddy Goodson

    that they’re all prostitutes whatever their titles. The whole system is obscene, rigged, rotten… it’s just the way the world always seems to end up working. No wonder Thomas Jefferson said we need a revolution every 20 years or so. But the song is funny, if you’re part of the 00 percent.

  • Elaine in Roanoke

    The best use of folk music is right there…social commentary on the way things are, on human relationships, told in a way that is far more effective that a sermon…and more memorable.