The Workers Work Together

By releasing their single, a rousing version of Let’s Work Together The Workers, a group of individuals working in different parts of the public services around the UK hope to promote the day of demonstrations…

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…

Attila the Stockbroker on Radio 4!

Talking about excess and gluttony, Attila the Stockbroker was featured on the BBC Radio 4 programme Off the Page yesterday. He quoted from a couple of his songs about bankers and the financial crisis, including…

Steve Bell’s Cartoon with Song on St. Paul’s

Cartoonist Steve Bell’s excellent cartoon in the Guardian a couple of days ago, shows how song lyrics can be built in to cartoons for a double hit of the message, as well as disseminating his…

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…

Remy Parodies Dylan for Wall Street Song

Arab American stand-up comedian, parody musician and video artist, Remy Munasifi has teamed up with libertarian broadcasting station reason.tv to produce one of the many occupy Wall Street songs currently being used in the widespread…

Attila, the Looters, and the Bankers

As so he so frequently does, Attila the Stockbroker has perceptively, concisely, and accurately summed up a very topical issue. In Looters he sings about Dazza, “a looter in trainers and a hood”, and about…

By Workers’ Toil Alone. A Case of Then and Now!

The song By Workers’ Toil Alone is not news, but it was new to me, and I think that it demonstrates very well the idea of recurring themes for struggles and campaigns, some of which…