How Is “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” Poem Relevant Today? 2/2

In the second part of this article, we will explore how the economic system affects the media we “consume.” Inspired by The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, a poem composed by Gil Scott-Heron in 1970, this article lays out the limits of mainstream media (and social media) to empower the broad masses of people to … Read more

How Is “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” Poem Relevant Today? 1/2

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised is a poem composed by Gil Scott-Heron for his 1970 album. Although Gil wrote the poem about half a century ago, it still resonates today. Maybe its resonance is not strongest in the literal sense (“televised”), but in the figurative one (its technological equal of today – social media). … Read more

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