American Protest Music Today

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Who can resist an alliterative and engaging title like “Pussy Riot, Paul Ryan, and Protest Music in 2012 America?” Corey Beasley riffs on the contradictions of protest music in the current American pop music scene, or lack thereof despite a political climate rife with opportunity:

“But before I try to scratch my irk—this is what you do with an irk, yes?—consider another recent hot news item.

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