I was turned on to this video by one of our esteemed editors (Hi, Jonathan!). And I love it.
This is why we’re here–at the crossroads of media, culture, and technology. It’s so easy to sit and click on the “donate now” tab on the social change fundraising page, but quite another to endanger your life because you post a music video on YouTube.
A little background: Beygairat Brigade are three young Pakistani men whose satire video “Aalu Anday” has become a huge success in their home country as well as now being forwarded around the world. Not only does it have a meaningful message about the dangers of extremism, but it’s a really good song, too.