Episode 2: Criminal Justice
Ignorance, Fear, Hate, Short-sighted Legislation:
This pattern has been repeated through out history. Every generation
needs to differentiate itself from the last and music has always played
a role in that redefinition. Mozart rolled over Beethoven,
Tommy Dorsey was punk, Richard Wagner’s bombastic opera’s were pre-electric Heavy Metal, and some of your living relatives burned Beatles records.
AMPT Radio illustrates this process with a look at some recent legislation
put forth in the UK called The Criminal Justice Bill that sought to give
the police broad powers to lock-up just about anybody that seemed a little
History of the Criminal Justice Bill
The history of the bill.
Working Class Hero
Eben presents the Screaming Trees remake of the
John Lennon anti-anthem.
Chris Nickson with Mark Chadwick
A talk with a member of the band, The Levellers,
about the unlikely coalition that rose up against the legislation.
Roderick is Paranoid?
Roderick Romero of Sky Cries Mary presents a poem
about the ever-presence of thuggery.
Chumbawamba offer some foot tapping thoughts on legal irony.
LINKS from the show
(Buy them from here to support our
The Disagreement of the People
COOK CD 088
Working Class Hero by The Screaming
List: $16.97 ~ Our Price: $12.99
Moving Like Water by Sky Cries
One Way by The Levellers
Levelling The Land
Criminal Justice by Satchel
|Pastor Niemoler’s Lament by Kitchens of Distiction||The AMPT Theme was performed by Sweet
Buy this stuff to help support
Soul of a Citizen
J. D. Salinger