Michael Franti – Bomb the World

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
By admin

Just a little anti-war video I made to Michael Franti’s “Bomb the World”
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Michael Franti of Spearhead Interview on CBC 2006
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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50 Responses to “Michael Franti – Bomb the World”

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    rev0107 Says:

    @sex69rules

    please dont say it will never happen. if everyone that believes this idea mobilised we could make the difference!!

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    bongojim420 Says:

    Can only watch in 240p??

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    davekeays Says:

    @imaginatione; I have problems with some of the ideas. I doubt if you will get 100% agreement on anything. Sometimes (not always), death and destruction will happen no matter what we do.

    The implied villain in the video, America, isn’t the worst and if we get rid of it we may, to paraphrase 2pac, “jump out of the frying pan into another form of war”.

    Gandhi didn’t like people using his ideas as an excuse for cowardice and not standing up for yourself, which he said was worse than violence.

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    12parksy45 Says:

    Neither peace nor war exists independently of us. Political and military leaders have grave responsibilities with respect to peace – but they too are members of the society that we as individuals help to create. Peace in the world depends on peace in the hearts of individuals; this depends on each of us practising ethics by disciplining our negative thoughts and emotions, and developing basic spiritual qualities. Dalai Lama

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    DenBreezy Says:

    @perrybagel WTF!?!

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    DenBreezy Says:

    @perrybagel WTF?!

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    DenBreezy Says:

    @perrybagel WTF?

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    Imaginatione Says:

    @davekeays no, we educate the world to peace. war can’t happen if enough people refuse to accept it. The warmongers can’t send people to war if they will not go. People united have the real power. It is how slavery was abolished, minorities got rights, and the vietnam war ended.

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    503Adub Says:

    @LuisPerezII You are aware this isn’t an official video of Michael Franti right?

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    perrybagel Says:

    Oorah.

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    perrybagel Says:

    OOOOOOOOrrrrahhhhhhhhh.

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    perrybagel Says:

    Oooorahhhhhh.

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    ragnarok1326 Says:

    @davekeays yep and when america is gone some other will take its place and thus the cycle continues.

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    davekeays Says:

    As much as I love this song I have to ask; what do we do, picket the world to peace?

    Yes America is a force that is brutal to its neighbors. But didn’t Spain, Britain, France, Germany, Portugal, Aztec, Cherokee, Mayan, Ottoman, Rome, etc. do the same?

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    LuisPerezII Says:

    @dan2187 I hear that my friend

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    victorrob6869 Says:

    It is to easy to blame goverments when we are our goverments. Every time we are silent we support wars. Thanks to all who are willing to not be silent.

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    LuisPerezII Says:

    @Davidthorough Now now David…….play nice

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    whenintacoma Says:

    check this account- JMann27925 -for a sweet up close and personal vid of michael franti talking about the cure for a rough day…you won’t be sorry you did

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    MrGustavoagonzalez Says:

    Anyone can send the lirics of this song to josafatjavier@gmail.com, i will translade to spanish and publish it so others will understand this meaningfull song.. just amazing … Peace Peace. Peace

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    buddhahoodlum1 Says:

    @sex69rules We are heading to a world with no countries. Sadly not in the way we would envision. The fascist elite are only a couple years from imposing their global government. NAFTA, EU, the UN, are all designed to erode national sovereignty and transfer control of the world’s resources into the hands of a few. George Orwell was a prophet and 1984 (combined with Brave New World) is the future of humanity. I pray I am wrong.

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    leese4401 Says:

    Kudos sex69rules.

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    NateJames1 Says:

    you would think that this video can create peace

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    dan2187 Says:

    @LuisPerezII 10 years have past the wound has healed we need to stop the killing now.

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    BennOliverr Says:

    How do you say Corona Lite in french?
    What a sell out hypocrite.

    “Ya sold yer soul to [Corona Lite] brew,
    It’s aw’ight I like the Sprite in you.”

    Food for the Masses ~ Spearhead 1997

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    gillcio Says:

    @LuisPerezII I agree good sir.

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    shayshay1952 Says:

    Michael rocks!! He the man, have seen him play in New Zealand every time he comes here and he is such an inspiration. Power to the peaceful Michael!

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    wy74 Says:

    If only Kurt Cobain and him met. That would be the best duo!

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    79ashna Says:

    he has it all

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    mamut13 Says:

    there is also the disposable heroes of hiphoprisy

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    ariana22222228888888 Says:

    thanks :)

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    leojrelyt Says:

    the beat nigs

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    Dominobrowny44 Says:

    I love this because it gives us people a very deep insight and positive inspiration.

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    mrmermmaid Says:

    True spirit

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    kamasutrasun Says:

    Michael Franti is not only a great artist but a great person! He reminds me of the male version of Lauryn Hill.

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    yadira1225 Says:

    I need a man like that in my life

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    IsabelGarcia9 Says:

    love this guy! we definitely need more people like him in this sad earth…

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    bjs301 Says:

    word to tht

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    rondaa27 Says:

    Your awesome Michael!!!!!

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    ariana22222228888888 Says:

    hes a cool dude

    what was the other bands him made, other then Michael Franti and spearhead?

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    Maxxbrand Says:

    This world needs more men like Michael!
    Thanks Brother keep moving fwd…

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    smallaxe91 Says:

    Im glad that CBC spent some time with Michael, rather then someone like Kayne West

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    RaunchyRocker Says:

    Saw Mikey and the band in Bristol England on the Home tour ~ Man fantastic great band !

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    buffalogal68 Says:

    I saw his band at Grassroots 2007.
    Michael Franti is a man of peace and brings social awareness to all cultures of our great mother Earth!

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    Rickeeey1 Says:

    He’s a very talented emcee (rapper), singer and musician. The things like him going to Iraq makes me respect him even more.

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    bluegrasskayak Says:

    Michael conveyed the beauty of the world on the 31st at the Vogue. He sang about Love songs , which should be THE common ground we all share, and then yes about Obama. Do not deny that this is a time to rejoice and that this is a landmark. There are not sides, and we should not be polarized. Look at what gift the world is getting…someone who said they are listening! This is Change.But Michael made known WE have to be the sacrifice and the action and the words and the effort.But rejoice I will.

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    jesskalouise Says:

    …beautiful

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    oldphoque Says:

    Mike, you are a beautiful person. STAY HUMAN Bro!

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    FXMAN66 Says:

    just saw MF this weekend at the Mile High in Denver. No words for his set. I’m better for having seen it.

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    irtimed Says:

    ooooooooo

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    perspektuv Says:

    As grandmother speaking — this young man would make every mother proud.

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