Archive for the ‘People versus Corporations’ Category

The Blockers

March 15, 2019

The Blockers.

These are media sources, advocacy groups, etc. that do not talk about progressive music, musicians, or music ideas. Why? Time to ask them! Readers suggest others you think should be on the list.

To get your name off the list, report the news in a way that is fair to all.

1 NPR (radio)
2. Dallas Observer (media)
3 Dallas Morning News (media)
4. KERA (radio)
5. Commercial Stations (radio / tv)
6. KNON (Dallas music radio station)
7. Texas Music Office (gov. org.)
8. KERA (radio)
9. Texas Music Magazine
10. TYT, the Young Turks (media watchdog)
11. Project Censored (media watchdog)
12. FAIR (media watchdog)
13. Texas Standard (radio news.)
14. Takeaway (radio news.)
15. Billboard (music media)
16. Rolling Stone, Spin, etc. (music media)
17. SXSW (music festival)
18. Digital Music News (music media).
19. BBC (and all foreign press.)
20. Pop Culture Happy Hour (radio show)
21. Think (Dallas radio show).
22. All Songs Considered (radio show)
23. KXT ( Dallas music radio station.)
24. The Tech giants (all of them that deal with music.)

Ralph Nader looks at NPr and PBS

February 19, 2019

Dear Reader,

Search out the link for “The Realized Temptation of NPR and PBS” by Ralph Nader. He addresses a lot of my concerns in their media fairness. I would add that the problem includes all their art coverage too.
Right now all songs are NOT considered, and they actively block any progressive music, musicians, or music ideas connected with the music revolution.

Tom Hendricks

When Major Brands Fail, Everyone Wins

January 14, 2019

When major brands fall, everyone wins!

Boomers got most of their advertising from 3 TV networks and a single local newspaper. So the companies that controlled ads on those outlets became major brands, got mega big, began to lobby and then control the government as they pushed out competition.

But Millennials don’t have that brand loyalty because they didn’t have that concentrated brand onslaught – and they look to the internet for info, not the networks, not a local newspaper.

That break down of major brands means, a breakdown of major corporations that have ruled too much for too long; and in doing so, they have more and more limited everything to control more.

Specifically in the arts, this change will go a long way in opening the door to thousands of companies competing in music, publishing, film, media, etc. etc. etc.

Look to a break down of the big, and an opening door for all the rest of us.

Red State Update Mention

November 24, 2018

Dear Reader,

Red State Update, a humor, blog and youtube series had their Sixth Anniversary Blog Program – 327, the You-Ask-“Em show.

They suggested that for that show they would answer questions from viewers. I turned out to be the only one that was political!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRmgZOFM0e4

What I asked was their opinion of my post on the paradigm shift from liberal versus conservative to people versus corporations. (Copy at this link.)

https://musea.wordpress.com/2018/05/19/paradigm-shift/

Dunlap seemed intrigued, but Jackie said it was too much to read! LOL

Hear the comments at 1:40 in, to about 1:41.

Since they talked about my ideas, I thought it was only fair to talk about their show.
They come across first as very conservative, but listen closer, lot more complex than that. Check it out – the short videos are my favorites and are very funny!

People vs. Corporations

March 2, 2018

The paradigm is shifting from
CONSERVATIVE versus LIBERAL to CORPORATIONS versus PEOPLE.

Day after day it’s becoming more and more clear. Both are fighting for control of the government. Corporations usually win.

Look at this list of problems facing the nation. These major problems all have something in common. PEOPLE vs. CORPORATIONS.

1. NET NEUTRALITY
People want it. Major media corporations don’t.

2. OPIOID CRISIS
People addicted. Drug corporations making big profits.

3. BANKING CRISIS
People lost their homes. Banks got 700 billion dollar bail out.

4. MASS SHOOTINGS.
People want reasonable gun laws. NRA / Gun Lobby opposes change.

5. F – 35 FIGHTER JET ( Cost 1 trillion dollars)
Capital enough to end poverty in the country. Weapons Manufacturers.

6. TAX REFORM.
People got little reform. Corporations got massive tax cuts.

7. MUSIC
Music costs more, sounds worse. 3 CEOS control 80%.

The list is just started. What would you add to it?

We have three political parties, the Republican Corporate Party, the Democratic Corporate Party, and all the rest of us that don’t have lobbyists.


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