The London Riots: A Musical Debate

August 8th, 2011  |  Published in Art and Literature, Politics

Image via [Jodi Dean](http://jdeanicite.typepad.com/i_cite/2011/08/london-riots.html):


###Point: Jello Biafra, Dead Kennedys

“Riot-playing into their hands \ Tomorrow you’re homeless \ Tonight it’s a blast.”

[Lyrics.](http://www.lyricstime.com/dead-kennedys-riot-lyrics.html)

###Counterpoint: Boots Riley, The Coup

“That’s not chaos, that’s progress.”

[Lyrics](http://www.lyricsmania.com/the_coup_lyrics_coup_the.html).