Media of Note

Music

Propagandhi – Veganarchist Band; Earlier stuff is punk, Later stuff is decidedly metal; self-described as “progressive thrash”; indie/DIY/self-label (G7 Welcoming Committee)

Anti Flag – Milder Veganarchist band, pop-punk, indie/DIY/self-label (A/F Records)

Rise Against – Veganarchist band; Inspired by Anti-Flag; Like A/F except more metal.

Against Me – Veganarchist band; lots of beautiful acoustic-ness.

Leftover Crack, Choking Victim, Crack Rock Steady 7, Star Fucking Hipsters – Contrastablishment bands; Started the Crack Rock Steady genre; indie label (Fat Wreck Chords/Alternative Tentacles); common member is Stza Crack, he’s prominent in the music scene in NYC.

NOFX – Liberal band; indie/DIY/self-label (Fat Wreck Chords)

Dead Kennedys, LARD, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine – Contrastablishment punk/hardcore bands; Jello Biafra is the frontman.

Chumbawamba – Anarchist Folk Revival band; indie, beautiful music.

Between the Buried and Me – Vegan Metal Band. It’s really amazing stuff, check them out.

Green Day – Liberal band; mainstream, mildly political when it wants to be.

Books

A People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn

Confessions of an Economic Hitman – John Perkins

History Lessons – Dana Lindaman, Kyle Ward

The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli

1491 – Charles C. Mann

Day of Empire – Amy Chua

Guns, Germs, and Steel – Jared Diamond

Collapse – Jared Diamond

Introductory Movies

Religulous, Bill Maher

Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore

Documentaries

Zeitgiest Series (Watch the first with a truckload of salt. Second one is better. Most comprehensive film of all of these)

Loose Change (9/11 Conspiracy theory; watch with extra skepticism and salt, though an open mind, for best results)

Why We Fight (Serious, even-handed analysis of the military-industrial and political-commercial complexes)

No End In Sight (Study of the Second Amero-Iraq War)

Life and Debt (Documentary about globalism’s affect on Jamaica and other ‘developing’ nations)

The UN Series (not about the United Nations; but three films focusing on the Bush years and why they weren’t swell)

The Yes Men (Documentary of anti-globalist pranksters; hilarious, light-hearted)

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