Talkin’ Protest Song Blues

By: Sunday November 27, 2011 9:30 am

Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Makana didn’t exactly put his life on the line when he sang his protest song, “We are the Many,” to President Obama and other leaders at the Asian-Pacific Economic Conference dinner. But he did pull off a gutsy, well-meaning public relations coup on behalf of the global Occupy movement.

Makana Occupies APEC

By: Sunday November 13, 2011 1:10 pm

How often does someone from the occupy movement get to deliver a thoughtful protest in front of a gathering of world leaders in what was, at least last night, probably one of the most highly-guarded spots on the entire planet? What an amazing triumph!

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