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David Rovics / Press

"David Rovics is a guy George W. Bush would probably like to clamp in chains at Guantanamo Bay -- the last American protest singer (or so it seems)... In these days of ongoing neo-conservatism he carries the torch of dissent and protest -- in fact if the great Phil Ochs were to come back from the dead tonight he'd probably be hailed as the new David Rovics."

Andy Kershaw - BBC Radio 3

““Tackling subjects that are all too often sidelined in popular culture, he uses everyday language to expound on natural gas extraction (No Fracking Way), the redistribution of wealth (Pirates of Somalia) and direct action (Occupy Wall Street). Wielding his acoustic guitar like Bruce Springsteen putting a wrecking ball through Ani DiFranco's Little Plastic Castle, he uses the hard-edged phrasing of punk poets. “ ”

“He’s been called the peace poet and a troubadour of our time. He’s also been named a “one-man unrelenting herald of the apocalypse.” David Rovics is a man with a message—many of them, in fact. And he’s become a huge presence in the activist world as an independent musician appearing on outlets such as Democracy Now!, BBC and Al Jazeera.”

"David Rovics is the musical version of Democracy Now!"

Amy Goodman - Democracy Now!

"If the key to building a mass movement is to make it 'irresistible,' David is opening the flood gates."

Medea Benjamin - Global Exchange
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