Listening to the Better Angels of Our Nature

“A Change Is Gonna Come” has grown into a national anthem over the last year. Sam Cooke’s song never fails to move me, but here is a fresh acoustic version by cellist Ben Sollee.

The excitement and sense of celebration is building just four days from Barack Obama’s inauguration, and I want to revisit another Obama anthem, will.i.am’s I’s  Yes We Can.

“When inspiration calls, you don’t send it to voice mail. You pick it up, you answer it,”  Will.i.am said on  NPR Music. Hear more? Join #inaug09 on Twitter.

Café Mouffe opens evry Friday ’round 3 p.m.  Please drop by for a listen and a chat. Sometimes the embedded videos don’t work here due to bandwidth constraints, but you’ll always find links to video sources in the notes. Try them. If you’re curious about the Mouffe, here’s the original idea behind it’s creation.

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