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‘Climate Chaos!’ Neil Young Tells 'Baby Boomers' to 'Ditch' Big Banks

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February 10th, 2022 5:07 PM

Neil Young sent out the proverbial Bat-Signal and petitioned aging progressives across the U.S. to “ditch the companies” he alleged are “contributing to the mass fossil fuel destruction of Earth.” Young followed a typical conspiracy path — he attacked banks. He called out Chase, Citigroup Inc., Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co as particularly egregious contributors to the climate…

Travis Tritt: ‘Strange’ Older Musicians Are ‘Now Against’ Free Speech

February 7th, 2022 3:55 PM

Grammy Award-winning Country singer Travis Tritt thinks it’s strange that singers who trumpeted free speech in the 60’s and 70’s are now fighting against it. Travis Tritt Calls Out Musicians For

DOGPILE! Left Demands Spotify Deplatform Joe Rogan for Alleged Misinfo

January 31st, 2022 4:43 PM

Leftists called on Spotify to ban popular podcast host Joe Rogan over alleged COVID-19 “misinformation.” Rogan has interviewed doctors on his show who dissent from the left’s COVID-19 narratives.

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CBS Demands ‘Dangerous’ Rogan Be Censored, But Claims to Love ‘Speech’

January 31st, 2022 2:37 PM

All three major broadcast networks continued on Monday morning to do their part in the push to remove Joe Rogan from the public square over his top-rated Spotify podcast under the guise of COVID-19 falsehoods. In the case of ABC, CBS, and NBC, they ratcheted up the rhetoric from when they first covered it last week, calling his show and views “dangerous” “misinformation” with one…

Spotify, Substack Stand Up for Free Speech, Joe Rogan

January 29th, 2022 4:04 PM

Who knew rocker Neil Young was into censorship? The one-time rock and roll guy of Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, - he of such legendary hits as “Rockin’ in the Free World” - was typical of 60’s and 70’s rock and roll types, supposedly free and easy. He had no problem with drugs, advertising his use in memoirs. Now pretending there’s no problem with drug use would be…

Spotify Says Goodbye to Young’s Music After Rogan Ultimatum

January 27th, 2022 1:31 PM

Spotify apparently accepted singer Neil Young’s terms after he demanded the platform choose between his music and famed podcast host Joe Rogan. Old man, look at your life. Spotify noted in a response to the once-legendary Canadian-American singer’s ultimatum that it regrets Young’s decision to remove his music from the platform’s library.

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Behar Defends Joe Rogan’s Free Speech: You Can't 'Pick and Choose'

January 26th, 2022 6:46 PM

In a sort of shocking moment at the top of Wednesday’s The View, normally incendiary co-host Joy Behar defended podcaster Joe Rogan’s freedom of speech from calls he be de-platformed from Spotify for “misinformation.” She even went at it with co-host Sunny Hostin, saying if you don’t like what he says, “counter it” with your own speech.

ULTIMATUM! Neil Young Demands Spotify Remove Joe Rogan

January 25th, 2022 3:00 PM

Neil Young has reportedly demanded that Spotify become a safe space for him. The Once-legendary Canadian-American singer  delivered an ultimatum to Spotify, according to Rolling Stone: Get rid of the massively popular Joe Rogan Experience podcast or lose his music.

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Boring in Oh-Hi-Oh: Neil Young Hurls Old Hippie Anthem at NRA

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November 1st, 2018 1:18 PM
Neil Young once sang, “It’s better to burn out than to fade away.” Happily, he didn’t burn out, but it would be nice if he’d get on with the fading away. It would save us the embarrassment of watching him try to be relevant. Ed Mazza of Huffington Post reported on Nov. 1 that the folk rock icon knocked some of the rust off his old protest song “Ohio” in a…
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CBS Plays Up GOP Candidates 'Getting Slammed By the Musicians'

June 17th, 2015 8:50 PM
On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, Jan Crawford hyped the latest "dust-up between the musician and the politician," and underlined that "rare is the Republican candidate who isn't told to stop the music – even if...they paid licensing fees." She asked a GOP strategist, "Why is it it's always Republicans who are getting slammed by the musicians for using…

Neil Young's New Song Attacks Starbucks for GMO Use

June 2nd, 2015 10:48 AM
It's no secret that 1960s rock star turned environmentalist-musician Neil Young of Buffalo Springfield fame uses his celebrity status to push political agendas. In recent years he's attacked oil and fracking, and soon Young will release an entire album entitled "The Monsanto Years" attacking genetically modified foods. 
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On PBS: Watch Hippie-Hypocrite Neil Young Sing 'End Fracking Now'

November 3rd, 2014 2:13 PM
On Thursday, Charlie Rose invited singer-songwriter Neil Young on his PBS show to promote his latest album and played a clip of the Woodstock-generation singer’s first single - basically an anthem against Big Oil called “Who is Going to Stand Up?” In the clip Young calls for the end of fossil fuel and fracking.

Neil Young Banned From Canadian Radio Station for Comparing Local Town

September 15th, 2013 5:42 PM
Music's Neil Young picked the wrong community to mess with. After saying that Fort McMurray, Canada, as a result of oil production in the town, looks like Hiroshima after the 1945 nuclear attack, radio station Rock 97.9 has banned his music from its airwaves.

Neil Young: Singing From the Hope and Change Songbook

July 18th, 2008 1:15 PM
In the past rocker Neil Young has been about as consistent with his political opinions as Barack Obama has been on the his relationship with Rev. Wright. The mercurial Young was on the top of his game yesterday during the “Charlie Rose Show”. At one point during the interview Young appeared to regret past remarks that castigated President Bush:   Criticizing the President and doing this and that…