A Divided Economy Will Not Stand: America and 'The Vanishing Middle Class'

A Divided Economy Will Not Stand: America and 'The Vanishing Middle Class'

By Hans Rollman

As America starts to resemble a developing country, racism plays a key role in the One Percent's seizure of power. 28 Apr 2017 // 8:30 AM

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Chico Hamilton: Juniflip/ Believe/ 6th Avenue Romp/ Heritage

Force of music slightly disguises this set's 85th Birthday element. It's not about how long Chico Hamilton's been here, but what he does and why he's here!

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16 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Osvaldo Golijov: Ainadamar

In the early 21st century, an era driven by forces of globalization, a composer who stands ready to make a similarly significant cultural contribution is Osvaldo Golijov.

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Verbal Kent: Move With the Walls

In the rap world, a brush with death can be the necessary fodder to turn heads, as the chart-dazzled 50 Cent and Cam’Ron have discovered

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15 Nov 2006 // 10:00 PM

Lily Frost: Ciné-Magique

The fourth album from Canadian alt-pop singer-songwriter Lily Frost is an addictive delight.

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15 Nov 2006 // 9:41 PM

Wondrous Oblivion (2006)

Before David can learn cricket, he must confront racism against his neighbors, a life lesson complicated by his own Jewish descent.

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Billie Holiday: God Bless the Child: The Very Best of Billie Holiday

Another insufficiently bargain-priced, too short selection from Billie Holiday's happiest years.

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15 Nov 2006 // 6:00 PM

The You: For the Masses

The You is rough around the edges and stylistically all over the place, but Josh Verbanets' debut points to a bright future.

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Nights of the Living Dead Part 2: The Rhythm Devils

Like great jazz players, rock musicians with an improvisational background age like fine wine.

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15 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

South Park - The Hits, Vol. 1: Matt and Treys Top Ten

For the casual fan or curious neophyte seeking to own only the most talked-about or controversial episodes of the last few years, this might be a good buy, but for everyone else, it's a disappointment.

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15 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Johnny Cash: At San Quentin

Johnny Cash had visited many penal institutions throughout his life -- sometimes as a guest, other times, an occupant. Turned out that his visit to San Quentin yielded one of the greatest country albums ever made.

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//Mixed media

Players Lose Control in ‘Tales from the Borderlands’

// Moving Pixels

"This is an interactive story in which players don’t craft the characters, we just control them.

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