There's a distinctly political streak running through this Canadian singer-songwriter's latest release, an ode to recent grassroots uprisings in Canada and around the world.
At first glance it may seem a little obvious, if not patronising. The sleeve depicts a bird flying towards a red sun and the lettering is all faux-Russian. Yet it's a great piece of artistic reinvention from a previously more conventional musician.
And it's commendable that much of the subject matters of the protest songs are, on the whole, kept local.
The title track urges the defence of a privately owned but publicly claimed abandoned meadow in Montreal's Mile End while G-20 Song chronicles the events at the Toronto 2010 summit.
Do You Think You're Right?, a response to the US documentary Jesus Camp, where children spend their summers being brainwashed by right-wing evangelicals, is a stand-out too.