US singer Jim Page interviewed

This music video from the USA is called Jim Page, Anna Mae Aquash.

From British daily The Morning Star:

Talent and contribution

(Friday 30 January 2009)


nterview: JIM PAGE talks politics before he sets off on his latest tour.

When a singer-songwriter is described by leading US political folk singer David Rovics as “the greatest songwriter in the English language” and praised by the great Christy Moore as “a singer who gives me a glimmer of hope,” you know you’re dealing with a very special talent.

Jim Page was born and raised in California but is now settled in Seattle. He has been playing the guitar and writing songs since he was 15 years old, with over 35 years of performing and a string of over 19 releases behind him. …

One thing that exercises Page is the inability of many of his countrymen to see the effects of their actions and political choices on the outside world. His Collateral Damage CD, released in 2002, followed the tragic events of September 11 2001.

Page thinks that the US will not come to terms with what happened on that day until it takes responsibility for its actions. He has a clear, logical view of past crimes and mistakes and of the challenges ahead.

“We are always pretending to be the innocents,” he says.

“Our history is filled with conquest and expansion into other people’s homelands. Everybody knows that what is now the US was all Indian land. We killed them and took their stuff. Sometimes, they got really mad and we blamed them when they fought back. We used it as an excuse to take more land and kill more Indians. It’s the same thing here.

“That’s the tradition that George W Bush comes from. What we did after September 11 2001 was to get angry and go for blood. Bush got on his boots and his cowboy hat and led the charge. They killed a whole lot of people and redrew the political lines in that part of the world. …

“I think that, if we take this opportunity – the election of Barack Obama, that is – to think about who we are and what our effect in the world is, we could begin to get somewhere. It’ll be a long road, though.”

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