C.’s e-mailed love tap (via her Daily Dose e-mail list) about “Stakes is High” led me to this week’s The Nation cover story, Ann Powers’ “The Power of Music” forum with Boots Riley, Carrie Brownstein, Amy Ray, Eddie Vedder and Tom Morello:

[…] You are a historical agent. History is not something that has happened in the past and that is made up of names and dates and places of kings and generals, history is what you make in your home, in your place of work, in the streets, in your community and in the world and your actions — your actions or your inaction is directly affecting the fate of the world that you live in and should be treated with that gravity. […]

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