Anthem For The New Millennium Generation

Album: A Benefit for Victims of Violent Crime (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • Long before the Occupy movement, the Pittsburgh punk group Anti-Flag was making music that took a strong stand against the United States government. In this song, they drive home the point that it is the poor who suffer in America while the government sleeps safe and sound. The Occupy movement, which the band supported, emerged from this idea that the masses would eventually rise up against their oppressors. For more on Anti-Flag and their philosophy, check out our interview with Pat Thetic.

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