Archive for the ‘Protest’ Category

I have been waiting for Canada’s favorite poet/singer and my own second cousin, Leonard Cohen, to use his recent (and gargantuan) resurgence in fame for the political good. Last night, in front of an audience of 50,000 people in Tel Aviv, his Concert for Reconciliation, Tolerance and Peace served as a symbol of peace: its […]

An unusual combination of things, thirty-one year old Etan Thomas is both an NBA basketball star and a peace activist/poet. We are including him on the site because despite not being a musician but he is definitely a part of pop culture. Since 2005 Thomas has spoken twice at anti-war rallies in Washington, supported Obama’s […]