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The Hang of Music: Shady Business

Sorry for the terrible pun, but I had to use it. The voices in my head told me to.

Or something. Look; we’re about to get into some serious madness, because this week it is Eminem’s debut, “The Slim Shady LP”. Remember him, the guy with the chainsaw?

Is it even possible to get an uncensored version of this? Seems to defeat the point…

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Day of Action?

Yes, today has been called as a DAY! OF! ACTION!*

If you can’t tell, I’m not out there, on the streets, picketing. But I like to think that, were my pensions being threatened, and my job as royally screwed over as public sector jobs, such as teaching, are being fucked by our useless government, a sign and a flask would be today’s major fashion accessories.

But as I said, I am not. And if you’re reading this soon after I posted it, neither are you**. But the least we can both do, warm in our various computer spaces, is remember that striking is important. And awesome.

So here is my effort, a set of songs that remind me of the political struggle to remind people that people should be afraid of their governments:

9 Songs to Take Action To!

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