Sting: Brexit, Trump and music in politics

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Publish Date
Fri, 11 Nov 2016, 7:34AM

Sting: Brexit, Trump and music in politics

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff ,
Publish Date
Fri, 11 Nov 2016, 7:34AM

Musician Sting joins Mike Hosking to talk politics, with both of them in New York after the election of Donald Trump.

They discuss the similarities between that vote and the recent Brexit vote, with Sting saying both were examples of voters "kicking the elites in the ass." 

Sting also muses on the role of music in activism, saying that while a song can't change the world, it can plant a seed in the hearts and minds of listeners. 

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