Dave Eggers launches list with 1000 protest songs against 1000 days of president Trump

The American writer Dave Eggers is not a fan of Donald Trump, and is not just down to his election as president. With the project 1000 Days, 1000 Songs in which, during each working day of Trump’s term of office, a protestsong launches, he comes into action.

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The American writer Dave Eggers is not a fan of Donald Trump. Prior to the election to Trump as president of the U.S. he told in an interview with Knack: “If he is elected, I’ll move to Belgium.’

He started at that time with the project 30 Days, 30 Songs, a website where he during the last thirty days before the election every day an anti-Trumplied released. Big names like Death Cab for Cutie, Aimee Man, Franz Ferdinand, Moby and R. E. M gave their cooperation. A fine list to listen, but could not prevent Donald Trump, meanwhile, really is officially the 45th president of the USA has become.

The author of What is the what and The Circle is not going to simply lay down and started with a new, much more ambitious project: 1000 Days, 1000 Songs. During the entire four years of Trumps tenure goes Eggers each business day, a new protest song on the list, share.

Trump had a lot of trouble to artists to find that his inauguration festive wanted inkleden – further than Three Doors Down, and Toby Keith, he eventually not, Dave Eggers has a lot easier for bands to find their songs to share on his platform.

A live version of ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It” by R. E. M. kicks the list off. Dave Eggers: “The White House that we the past eight years knew – a House of inclusion, compassion, intellectual rigour and progress – is gone. But it is not the end of the world. It is the beginning of a battle. No, we don’t feel good, but we can inspired feel to get into action. Desperation will be the millions of people who are now vulnerable will not help. Time to go to work.”

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