Johanna Faust, a mixed race Jew, prefers to publish pseudonymously. She is committed: first, to preventing war, ecological disaster, and nuclear apocalypse; last to not only fighting for personal privacy & the freedom of information, but, by representing herself as a soldier in that fight, to exhorting others to do the same. She is a poet, always. All these efforts find representation here: "ah, Mephistophelis" is so named after the last line of Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus, whose heretical success flouted the censor for a time.

MWKPA: "More Data" by Negativeland (AWESOME MUSIC VIDEO)

Screenshot from awesome new video from Negativeland, More Data, below.

Another instantiation of Music What Kicketh Political Ass.  This one brought to you from the Grandfathers who were most definitely 'in' before most of us had determined which, of the various versions of 'it' competing for underground attention, 'in' upon which to be.

Here's an excerpt from Negativeland's own introduction, via Boing Boing.

Without a legal recognition of the right to digital self-ownership, this resulting 'person' must not exist. As Negativland nears the finish line on an ambitious pair of interconnected albums of all new content (a project begun over ten years ago, and including material that dates back to the earliest workings of the group), there is a track from the second album that is asking to be heard sooner rather than later.

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