Punk Politics #64

The fuckin nazis are makin noise again. Over the weekend the group Patriot Front marched at the Lincoln Memorial. This is the name change of American Vanguard who were the khaki commandos at Charlottesville whose own member killed Heather Hayer with his car. This is highly problematic as they’ve had plenty of time to plan and organize coming from a group who has demonstrated a willingness to kill. Also Proud Boys marched over the weekend. The most concerning is that Ron DeSantis is working to establish a state guard in Florida. This proposal will be about 200 volunteers who will … Continue reading Punk Politics #64

Punk Politics Special: Punk Voter reborn

Break in, break in. This is a call to arms. Trump is more or less on his way out. But it’s not at all a victory as Biden is more of the same. We need to start right the fuck now if we want things to change in any meaningful way. My answer is Punk Voter. What is this? Nothing new. It was a movement during Bush’s first term to have the whole punk community get out the vote that was largely led by some bands I highly respect and Fat Mike. This movement had some pitfalls as it had … Continue reading Punk Politics Special: Punk Voter reborn

Punk Voter

Short history, this was an organization founded by a handful of big names in punk to turn the tide of the political climate during the G.W. Bush era and it made a lot of waves. But Barackstar Obama won, punk got complacent and lazy and we’re here now. So the idea is to get dissatisfied you (the 18 to 20 somethings) engaged in the political process. We can do this again. You don’t need a Fat Mike or Jello Biafra to get it going. You yourself can get your local scene and others in the community engaged. The mid term … Continue reading Punk Voter