Posts Tagged ‘ The Lede ’

The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran, and Syria

The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran, and Syria

Last week I had the pleasure of witnessing a panel discussion at the Rush Arts Gallery moderated by Julie Ashcraft, who is currently curating an exhibition entitled The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran & Syria. You can see the multi-media exhibit through May 24th, but I decided to take in the works of art and...
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The Rising Cost Of Chavismo

The Rising Cost Of Chavismo

The brutal authoritarianism and contempt for free expression the current Venezuelan president inherited from his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, continue to mark the reign of Nicolas Maduro. Even as hyperinflation erases the savings of hard-working Venezuelans and crime tears apart their communities, Chavez’s hand-picked successor crushes any attempt at divorcing their country from a wholly...
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Read It And Weep

For this nation’s future, if nothing else. Bob Goodlatte has been flip flopping at a ferocious clip recently-even for a politician almost entirely devoid of principles-but don’t think for a moment that he isn’t trying to fulfill the wishes of the cheap labor lobby. A new report by the National Foundation For American Policy...
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