Op-Ed

Op-Ed: Dan McLane, Art, and Why We’re Here

Music admin March 8, 2021

Mourning the death of a close friend or a treasured artist can be a extremely difficult, and it is even harder when the person you lost is both. But a loss that severe can make everything more clear, and can remind you why you are even here.

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Op-Ed: The Musical Left with Bernie and Beyond

Music admin April 14, 2020

Bernie was the first presidential candidate in modern history to see art and especially music for its revolutionary potential. Guest contributor, Giliann Karon, discusses that relationship and why artists should continue the work to make musicians a political force.

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Why Bernie? – Part 2: Climate Change

Op-Ed admin March 9, 2020

Although our site has been proudly supporting Bernie Sanders (and other progressive/leftist candidates) for many years, we have never written anything about why it’s important or why we feel so passionately about it. It’s time we change that with a series on the progressive policies we think make Bernie the only choice for president.

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Why Bernie? – Part 1: Healthcare

Op-Ed admin March 2, 2020

The Alternative is a music site, but it’s no secret that we are political. Although our site has been proudly supporting Bernie Sanders (and other progressive/leftist candidates) for many years, we have never written anything about why it’s important or why we feel so passionately about it. It’s time we change that.

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