Peggy Seeger, Billy Bragg and More Support Occupy London

Inspired by here brother Pete’s marching and singing for Occupy Wall Street – as reported in an earlier news item – the wonderful Peggy Seeger organised a sing together as part of the Occupy London…

Billy Bragg Supports Occupy Dame Street Action

Singer activist Billy Bragg appeared at the Occupy Dame Street (Dublin) action to talk about the power of solidarity. He emphasised that activists today need to remember and take inspiration from the long history of…

New Song from Billy Bragg

Never Buy the Sun, a polemic against News International tabloids, was written by Billy Bragg on Friday 8th July during the News of the World storm; it was debuted at Garforth Arts Festival on Saturday.

Billy Bragg at Exeter 30th June Strike and Demonstration

Billy Bragg joined the demonstration in Exeter against public sector cuts, and performed Tomorrow’s Gonna be a Better Day. Protests, demonstrations, and strikes by some public sector unions happened across the U.K.

Billy Bragg Support for University Occupation

Following a gig in Glasgow Billy Bragg joined Glasgow University students during their occupation of the University’s Hetherington Research Club, part of ongoing protests against budget and staff cuts. Billy stayed for 2 hours, and…

Billy Bragg at Dorchester Stop the Cuts Rally

Billy Bragg gave an outdoor performance for the Dorchester Stop the Cuts campaign on Saturday 12th February. Billy sang a particularly punkish critique of bankers and their ilk. Billy has recently supported several ant-cuts campaigns…

Amel Mathlouthi Singing in Tahrir Square

A YouTube user has uploaded a video of Amel Mathlouthi singing her own song Kelmti Hora (My Word is Free) at a protest vigil in Tunisia. A full performance with lyrics can be found on…