Picking up passengers from coast to coast

Today’s protest anthem and Monday morning open thread comes courtesy of Curtis Mayfield:

The Vaughn brothers took the bones of that song and wrote another:

Then John Mayer did it too:

That last one seems a bit more passive, or maybe just resigned. Waiting isn’t enough. Better the urgency of “get ready” and “get on board” and “keep on keeping on.” Tick, tock, tick, tock, people.

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