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Alluding to the combative refrain from Donald Trump discrediting the media, musician Sting said Jim Foley, the 40-year-old American photojournalist who was abducted in 2012 in Syria and beheaded in...
Bruce Cockburn will need to clear some space on the proverbial mantel. On Wednesday (Feb. 15), the legendary Canuck singer/songwriter and activist received the inaugural People's Voice Award from...
If nothing else good comes out of the next four years, at least it will have a great musical soundtrack. A pair of interconnected musical projects have been unveiled that will provide music for the...
The Guess Who's 1970 protest song "Hand Me Down World" has been inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame (CSHF), by the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of...
As new U.S. President Donald Trump continues to systematically dismantle the United States Constitution, one organization has emerged to defend the supreme set of American laws established 227 years-...
Pop musician Madonna made a passionate speech at the Women's March On Washington on Jan. 21 to about half-a-million attendees and even more watching on TV. "Are you still awake out there...
Arcade Fire have released the new protest song "I Give You Power" to support the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The Canadian indie rock band's song prominently features...
This Saturday, the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency will probably not go as smoothly as he would like. Thanks to the repeated attacks and threats on women's rights — from...
Songwriting legend and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie, whose songs include "Universal Soldier" and "Now That the Buffalo's Gone," will be this year's recipient of the Allan...
Today (Jan. 16) is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, honouring one of the great leaders in America's civil rights movement. Held each year on what would've been King's...

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