Activist-Musicians Tweet and Re-Tweet to Voice Reactions Some activist-musicians from Chuck D to Rihanna and Lorde have reacted to the firestorm in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, and GigWise has a good article with all the Tweets and ReTweets from them who used social media to express their feelings on the situation in Baltimore. […]
Pro-Union Boston band wants union-busting thug Scott Walker to stop playing “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” JAN 26, 2015 – The pro-union band from bean town, Dropkick Murphys, found out that the Governor Scott Walker was playing their version of the Woody Guthrie song, “I’m Shipping up to Boston” at his rallies, and naturally got […]
SINGER TWEETS #FREEPALESTINE THEN LATER DELETES IT JULY 24, 20134 – Singer Rihanna, in reaction to the disproportionate response from the IDF as it kills hundreds of Palestinians in their current military campaign, Tweeted #FreePalestine a couple of weeks ago. But as NBA star Dwight Howard and many people in America learn, when they criticize Israel […]
MILLIONS THAT PROTESTED IRAQ WAR ARE NOW VINDICATED JUNE 16, 20154 – With the situation in Iraq descending into total chaos and violence breaking out across Iraq instead of democracy, it seems that Natalie Maines was right after all. President George W. Bush was an idiot to go into Iraq. It was a total mistake […]
AUG 5, 2012 – Actor Alec Baldwin, upset at the remarks such as "Obama is a Muslim!" that Hank Williams Jr. has been saying about Obama at his shows recently, has Tweeted a response: "I think we need to call Hank Williams Jr. what he is…a broken down, senile, racist old coot."
MAY 10, 2012 – Cher hammered presumed Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney in a series of Tweets. According to EOnline she Tweeted, "If ROMNEY gets elected I don't know if I can breathe same air as Him & his Right Wing Racist Homophobic Women Hating Tea Bagger Masters." It has ignited a firestorm on her Twitter page, and she even apologized to some of her followers later on.
Yoko Ono has come out in support of Occupy Wall Street, and during her daily Q&A sessions with John's fans she has Tweeted: "John is sending his smile to Occupy Wall Street". "I am sending my love to Occupy Wall Street", "You are letting the world know that American activists are doing this. That gives them inspiration and encouragement".