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Fighting Trump with the Only Album That Matters

American activism, particularly liberal activism, has a complicated relationship with anger. In moderation, it’s always succeeded as a rallying cry, from the tea parties to the Tea Party. But just as often it is shoved to the side or chided, the Malcom Xs and Ferguson Riots scolded for their lack of discipline. Anger, though tolerated to a point, supposedly threatens real “progress,” as if anything except pure, non-violent protest is actively destroying our chances for change. But what’s the power of non-violence without the threat of more dramatic action to back it up?

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