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Love music, free mp3s, social reform, and political justice? If so, you’ll love Protest Records.

Established for “musicians, poets and artists to express LOVE + LIBERTY in the face of greed, sexism, racism, hate-crime and war,” Protest Records delivers some of the best politically charged music by world renowned artists.

Focusing mainly on the injustices created by the US government, big businesses, and every other bureaucrat out to rape us of our liberty and freedom, the music library includes musicians like Cat Power, the Beastie Boys, and Chumbawamba.

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With ten volumes of spirit lifting tunes free for personal use, you are on your way to a revolution.

If that doesn’t make you want to pick up a picket sign, then check out the visuals. The site offers has a few downloadable graphics that proclaim “Demorialized Democracy” and “F*ck the Flag,” and access to some of the best political ribbons.