“Topical” pop hits / successful protest songs

Seeing as Kunt & The Gang have gone too 20, how about a thread of protest songs you love that did well in the charts somewhere in the world? Particularly interested in non-UK ones (although we’re a weird country in caring about the singles charts)

https://twitter.com/kuntandthegang/status/1532774772676886528?s=21&t=iTK-YhAHbKa1ySUjssqk8A

I guess the obvious answer is “Killing in the Name Of” getting to Xmas no. 1 that one time…

This was huge in Europe and South America a few years ago, albeit more due to its use in “La Casa de Papel” than its lyrics:

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Still remember the visceral thrill of this being number one in the charts.

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