The infectious new album that presaged both the Arab Spring and and Occupy Wall St. Movement with it’s call for a non-violent international movment for a more equitable global society. Anthems in English, Arabic, French. You can order digital copies on iTunes HERE! Physical copies with Mariko Jesse’s beautiful illustrations and Stephan’s liner notes that called for uniting movements worldwide on Sept. 9, 2011 in The Progressive can be ordered on the Music page via paypal!
Download the new remix of Take A Stand by K-Salaam an Beatnick, HERE! They take Stephan’s global hiphopfolkraprockpunkcountry anthem for unity to another dimension. Check out their site
Here’s Democracy Now’s live footage of Stephan singing Take A Stand, Another World Is Possible and The Bell for Amy Goodman and the crowds at Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park.
The biggest Egyptian, and Arabic newspaper found this video of Stephan leading people in New York chanting “I Love The Life of Freedom” in Arabic from the first week the Occupy movement began! Global!
NPR’s Neal Conan speaks with Stephan on Talk of The Nation about his new album, rising from blacklisting to foreshadowing the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street with the new album.
On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, PRI’s The World talked to Stephan about his upcoming album and difrent, his biggest global initiative for peace, and how his experience of having been blacklisted as a prominent Arab American voice for peace inspired his dream to unite people worldwide.
The liner notes to Stephan’s new album difrent: issued the call to uniting the global movement for social change across the world through music 1 week before Occupy Wall Street started. Read them here and spread them around. If not us who, if not now, when!
Click HERE to read The Village Voice’s in depth discussion with Stephan on his music’s role in movement building and the current generational zeitgeist for global unity.