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Playlist: Shake the Chains

Our latest playlist, from Shake the Chains musician Greg Russell, celebrates the power of the protest song - listen to Elvis Costello, The Impressions and The Specials.

Fight the power

After a year of political turmoil, a refugee crisis and increasing unrest in the Middle East, music makers are once again using their art to challenge the status quo. Jim Ottewill finds out how…

Interview: Nancy Kerr

We quiz Nancy Kerr, BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year, on the power of the protest song…

In print: M58

The final 2015 edition of M magazine is out now – read it here!

Interview: Maz O’Connor

‘There’s been so much change and we’ve won so many rights but we don’t know that’ - folk singer songwriter Maz O’Connor on the power of the protest song…