MFD News


MFD Interview with Tom Wyka

Tom Wyka is running for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. He is an activist and a DFA group leader in Morris County, where he is challenging a 14 year incumbent for the second time.

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BE THE CHANGE NYC - Vampire Weekend and Crosby & Nash

Crosby & Nash and Vampire Weekend
Sunday, October 12, 2008
St. Raphael's Cathedral
New York City


MFD Interview with John Leopold

John Leopold is running for 1st District County Supervisor in California's Santa Cruz county. Music for Democracy's Steve Silberman speaks with him.


MFD Interview with Michael Franti

Music for Democracy interviews Michael Franti of Spearhead at the 2008 All Good Music Festival.


How Musicians Have Responded to Politics: A Brief Historical Overview

Music creates and fosters community by speaking to people's needs, hopes, fears, and intimate lives -- and so does politics. As the host of Down Home Radio, I thought it would be worthwhile to compile a brief survey of how certain musicians who inspire me chose to explore the realm of politics.


MFD Interview with Los Lobos' Steve Berlin

For more than 25 years, Los Lobos has been one of the most creative, dynamic, and daring bands in the American landscape. Music for Democracy's Steve Silberman spoke with Los Lobos' Steve Berlin on a break from the band's Brotherhood tour with Los Lonely Boys.