Jack D'Isidoro

Jack D'Isidoro appears in the following:

Saul Williams on Spoken-Word Democracy in a Future Age

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The poet, activist and musician speaks about "MartyrLoserKing," his concept album about a Burundian crypto-anarchist hacker fighting for freedom in a dystopic, yet familiar world.

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Trans Rebel Laura Jane Grace: Being Yourself is a Revolutionary Act of Protest

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

After nearly two decades at the helm of the punk rock band Against Me!, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace reflects on the fight for trans rights in a contentious election year. 


Understanding Identity Politics in Trump Country

Monday, August 22, 2016

The truth is that there is no clear picture of a Trump supporter. 

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Remembering the Legacy of Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

Monday, August 22, 2016

On August 21st, 1831, the south's most violent slave rebellion unfolded over a 48 hour period in Southampton County, Virginia.

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Trump TV: Coming to a Screen Near You?

Friday, August 19, 2016

Some believe that the GOP nominee is maneuvering to create his own conservative media empire should he lose in November. 

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Cruel and Unusual Heat in Texas Prisons

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Since 1998, at least 20 inmates have died from heat-related causes in Texas prisons. In all, more than 70 percent of Texas prisons don’t have air conditioning.


Do Not Fear: Embracing Otherness with Heems

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Queens-born rapper talks about his South Asian identity in an era of heightened xenophobia. 

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Guitar's Not Dead: How the Instrument is Making a Comeback

Monday, August 15, 2016

After a long absence in popular music, the six-stringed instruments — both the acoustic and electric variety — are having a revival.

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Trump Finds Support in Florida's 'Little Moscow' Community

Friday, August 12, 2016

Several residents in Sunny Isles Beach, a city commonly known as "Little Moscow," are coming out in support of Donald Trump.

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A Tribe Called Red: DJ Collective Fuses Native Beats, Electronica and Hip-Hop

Thursday, August 11, 2016

A Tribe Called Red is working to define cultural identity on their own terms.

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State-Sponsored Killings Births Human Rights Crisis in the Philippines

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Since taking power in May, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the police and military to kill suspected drug dealers and users, without any semblance of due process or right trial.


From Bjork to Whitney: A Brief History of Olympic Theme Songs

Friday, August 05, 2016

Explore some of the well known, as well as more obscure, theme songs that were commissioned for the Olympics of the past.


Andrew W.K. Says You Need to Party to Stop Political Divisiveness

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Musician and full-time party evangelist Andrew W.K. says the power of positivity can defeat political divisiveness, and he's forming a political party of his own. 

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Subverting the Status Quo with The Downtown Boys

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Providence-based bilingual punk band discusses their fight against income inequality, white supremacy, and the prison-industrial complex.

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Billy Bragg: This Machine Kills Cynics

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

English musician and activist Billy Bragg says the biggest enemy to American democracy this election cycle isn't ISIS or some foreign threat, but cynicism within ourselves.

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In Turkey, Judges Purged After Coup Attempt

Monday, July 18, 2016

More than 2,000 judges were removed from their positions after a failed coup attempt in Turkey, and some say that President Erdogan is using this moment to eliminate his opposition.

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Ani DiFranco on Political Songwriting and Using Music for Social Change

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Though Ani DiFranco's music has evolved since her debut album over 26 years ago, she's always remained a folk singer at heart — never compromising, always political.

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Life After Eviction in Gowanus

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

What happens to a creative community when hundreds of visual artists and performers are evicted all at once?


Hidden Messages Found in Computer Code of Apollo Moon Mission

Monday, July 11, 2016

The 1960's MIT programmers coyly inserted humorous text and Shakespeare quotes, among other things, into the Apollo Guidance Code.

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Stumpin' For the Trump Man

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Musician Kraig R. Moss travels to Donald Trump rallies across the country with his guitar to perform his songs, such as "Trump Train" and "Donald Trump for President."

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