Les Misérables

lesmizI now know why the 99% movement never really went anywhere: aside from not defining exactly what they were protesting, they also didn’t have a kick-ass theme song. The tiny French revolution (not the Big one) that takes place in the movie Les Misérables is no better organized than the tent cities that sprang up around the country during the heyday of the protests, but when the boy-band-cute revolutionaries start harmonizing on “Do You Hear the People Sing?”, the unwashed crowds can’t help but join in. That song makes you want to overthrow the government and thrust your fist in the air. Future revolutionaries, take note! Continue reading

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