“Oh, What’ll You Do Now?”

On Action in the Face of Destruction

"I’m a-goin’ back out ’fore the rain starts a-fallin’"
-Bob Dylan, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (1963)
Poster 1965
A poster from 1965

Is it comforting or worrisome to know that, sixty years ago, Bob Dylan sang about many if not all of our current problems in his early 1960s songs? Perhaps both.

You’ll recognize much our predicament in the lyrics of It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding).… Read the rest