Death By Trolley: Credit to Lupe Fiasco for Obama Criticisms

Praise to rapper Lupe Fiasco, who let loose on President Barack Obama during an invited appearance at a Washington DC pre-inauguration celebration yesterday. As per Australian website News.Com.Au, Fiasco spoke against war for 30 minutes, with some criticism directed specifically at the President. Later, in a song, he rapped “Limbaugh is a racist, Glenn Beck ...

The Ranting Canadian: “The End of the War Years” by The Fallout from the…

“The End of the War Years” by The Fallout from the album Dismantlement (Insurgence Records, 2007) We hold our breath and we wait for some for some good news to hear. A scrap of faith in which to believe, but all we get are reasons to fear. Our sons and our daughters are still alive ...

The Ranting Canadian: Buffy Sainte-Marie performs for Veterans for Peace and Iraq…

Buffy Sainte-Marie performs for Veterans for Peace and Iraq Veterans Against the War in 2008.

The Ranting Canadian: "The misuse of November 11: How the Harper government exploits Remembrance Day" – by Peter Goffin, November 9, 2012

“The misuse of November 11: How the Harper government exploits Remembrance Day” – by Peter Goffin, November 9, 2012: Excerpts: The greatest trouble with Harper’s Conservatives using Remembrance Day to construct an image of Canada as one of history’s great military powers is not merely that they glorify war. Rather it’s that they intentionally ignore ...

The Ranting Canadian: This Youtube link is “War in the East”, a dub…

This Youtube link is “War in the East”, a dub reggae-influenced song by Canadian punk band D.O.A. ——————————————————————————————————- I wear a poppy and commemorate Remembrance Day to mourn the soldiers who have been killed and injured in the wars, but I also mourn for the civilian victims of military actions, including those who were considered ...

The Ranting Canadian: “Wasted Life” by Stiff Little Fingers This song was…

“Wasted Life” by Stiff Little Fingers This song was specifically written about the Troubles in Northern Ireland, but many of the lyrics apply to almost every military conflict in the entire history of the world, including those still happening. Wars and terrorist campaigns are a wastes of lives, resources and potential. Conflict may be human ...

The Ranting Canadian: No more war but class war. Honour the fallen on Remembrance Day,…

No more war but class war. Honour the fallen on Remembrance Day, but also curse the politicians, businessmen and monarchs who sent them to kill and die in conflicts that, for the most part, have been pointless and unnecessary. War is hell, and those who cause it are devils. Support the troops; bring them home ...