These issues range from politcal to social to just everyday issues everyone experiences. Singing about these issues is what attracts an audience. In my personal experience with music, I have found Green Day to be a very influential band. All in all the lyrics describe how America is today and how media controls everything.
Legislation or constitutional amendment to end the legal fiction of corporate personhood. End Corporate Limited Liability: Make corporate shareholders bear the same liabilities as other property owners. Establish the right of citizens to vote on the expansion or phasing out of products and industries, especially in areas of dangerous or toxic production.
Establish the right of workers at every enterprise over 10 employees to elect supervisors and managers and to determine how to organize work. Democratic Conversion of Big Business: Democratic Conversion of Small and Medium Business: Financial and technical incentives and assistance for voluntary conversion of the Mandate that workers and the community have the first option to buy on preferential terms in cases of plant closures, the sale or merger of significant assets, or the revocation of corporate charters.
Financial and technical incentives and assistance for voluntary conversion of other privately-owned banks into publicly-owned community banks or consumer-owned credit unions. Selection of Federal Reserve officers by our elected representatives, not private bankers.
Strengthen the regional development mission of the regional Federal Reserve Banks by directing them to target investments to promote key policy objectives, such as high-wage employment, worker and community ownership, ecological production, and inner city reconstruction.
Tax pollution, resource extraction, harmful products, and the use of our common wealth of natural capital land sites according to land value, timber and grazing lands, ocean and freshwater resources, oil and minerals, electromagnetic spectrum, satellite orbital zones.
Simple, Progressive Income Taxes: Enact a no-loopholes, graduated personal income tax with equal taxation of all income, regardless of source. Provide an income tax credit for each dependent to replace and fully compensate for the current exemptions and deductions that benefit to the average taxpayer, such as the home mortgage deduction and medical deductions.
Eliminate Regressive Payroll Taxes: Build taxable Basic Income Grants into the progressive income tax structure to create a Universal Social Security system that ensures everyone has income for at least a modest standard of living above the poverty line.
Target subsidies for worker- and community-owned enterprises, not absentee-owned corporations. Put subsidies in the public budgets where they can be scrutinized, not hidden as tax breaks in complicated tax codes.
Stock and Bond Transfer Tax: Encourage a shift from speculative to productive investments through a federal stock and bond transfer tax on all securities transactions.
An internationally uniform tax on currency conversion to discourage speculation.Greenpeace will never stop fighting for a greener, healthier world for our oceans, forests, food, climate, and democracy—no matter what forces stand in our way.
Historic Social Justice and Activist Songs. Social Justice Songs Home | Back American Idiot by Green Day. American Terrorist by Lupe Fiasco. Anarchy in the U.K. by the Sex Pistols.
Apartheid Is Nazism by Alpha Blondy.
Bad Time to Be Poor by the Rheostatics. Ball of Confusion by the Temptations. Green Day's new album 'Revolution Radio' is out October 7th, and we spoke to Billie Joe Armstrong about how it came together.
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Green Day and their Social Issues The song 'American Idiot' by Green Day can be known as a very political and social piece of music. All in all the lyrics describe how America is today and how media controls everything.
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