“My goal has not ever been to change minds.
My goal is to open minds.
So when people see my film or come to a show,
I want them to say: “Well, that’s a different way of looking at things,
and I’m maybe going to find out more.
I also want people to feel inspired,
so I try to make art that is uplifting.”
when we were in our moment of greatest sadness as a nation,
when we were mourning those deaths,
and all of us were in pain,
this small group of neoconservatives used our pain
in order to set their agenda on its course.” Continue reading “Michael Franti’s Goal & How the Neocons Used Our Pain”