Protest Songs; Mass Resignations; Youth Obsession

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Quest Love DJs a set at a rally hosted by Families for Excellent Schools calling for an overhaul of the city's education system on October 2, 2014 in New York City.

Questlove recently took his fellow musicians to task via Instagram, urging them to write protest songs after Ferguson and the Eric Garner case. Tricia Rose, Brown University professor and the director of the Center for Race and Ethnicity, discusses what music means to protest and social movements. Plus: The Federalist editor David Harsanyi argues that New York’s high cigarette tax leads to unnecessary police tactics; our current cultural obsession with staying young; and a look at why editors and writers at The New Republic are resigning en masse.