here are some links to articles about music and politics. unfortunately some stuff I'd written for bass player and other magazines does not appear to be online anymore...

Bret and the Baron

https://roarmag.org/essays/bret-and-the-baron-on-the-de-platforming-of-racism/

Jack Heyman

https://revolutionbythebook.akpress.org/2010/12/jack-heyman-la-lucha-continua/

Athens and Oakland

https://revolutionbythebook.akpress.org/2009/01/athens-and-oakland/

Beast of the Bay 

published in San Francisco Bay Guardian 06/06/2006 http://sfbgarchive.48hills.org/sfbgarchive/2006/05/30/beast-bay/