The Common Good
June 1994

A Nation's Art

by Michael Stipe | June 1994

R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe on political mockery.

Even in Shakespeare you see the notion of the performing arts playing an important role in the political life of the nation, even if it merely takes the form of mocking those who are in power.

Michael Stipe was lead singer for the American rock band R.E.M. when this appeared.

 

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