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Utah Phillips (1935 – 2008)

Labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, poet and self-described "Golden Voice of the Great Southwest".
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Utah Phillips
As I have said so often before, the long memory is the most radical idea in America…."
Phillips quotes
"You are about to be told one more time that you are America's most valuable natural resource. Have you seen what they do to valuable natural resources?! Have you seen a strip mine? Have you seen a clear cut in the forest? Have you seen a polluted river? Don't ever let them call you a valuable natural resource! They're going to strip mine your soul. They're going to clear cut your best thoughts for the sake of profit unless you learn to resist, because the profit system follows the path of least resistance and following the path of least resistance is what makes the river crooked!" — The Past Didn't Go Anywhere, Righteous Babe Records (1996)
No root, no fruit.

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