Just in time for Labour Day, the CBC has released a
list that it considers the best
union songs of all time. While we highly recommend giving the list of songs
a good listen this weekend (or at any time), we’d certainly add a couple of
other noteworthy songs to the list.
without the following:
included such luminaries as Peter Seeger and Woody Guthrie. The song can be
Australian band, Midnight Oil. The song describes the struggles faced by
Australian workers who mined “blue asbestos” at the Wittenoom Mine. In a tale
we’ve all heard too often, many of the miners later suffered from
asbestos-related cancers. The song can be found here:
much-needed levity to the challenges of income inequality. “Save the Rich” by comedic
duo Garfunkel and Oates jokingly implores us to do just that, save the rich,
even it comes at great personal cost to ourselves and everyone else. The song
can be found here:
What would you add?