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Thing 10

Why did you select it? Were you also able to download a video?

On my previous post I knocked YouTube--and I stand by that knocking, but I did say there were some worthwhile things on there. Here is one of them; I discovered this in the summer of '07 on two different blogs. While not a perfect fit for the idea of localism, it certainly is a jeremiad against globalization. A British group bemoaning a loss of their culture (oh, yes, it is rich with irony, but these aren't imperialists). Enjoy.





I tried a couple of different videos to download including this, but to no avail. Zamzar is interesting and could be useful for the classroom, but I kept getting "file has no extension" error messages. I'll have to try again.

Comments

RESA 23Things said…
I'm not sure why there was a problem using Zamzar with this video. I would definitely try again with other videos.
Scot said…
I didn't try it with this video, but two others and neither would work.
mediamogul said…
I like the song a lot. Kind of reminds me of what I like about the Waterboys. The line about the three english folk singers was great, especially contrasting that with a true vision of hell with the pubs filled with TV screens.

Bill

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