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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//Recent Reviews
Red Bull BC One: Berlin 2005 Breakdancing Championship (2005)

From elbow-stands and aerials, to flares and driving head-slides, BC One boasts an embarrassment of breakdancing riches.

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Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band: Dizzys Business

Serious attempt at the best that can be done. Dizzy Gillespie would certainly have been very proud of some of this.

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Tripping the line between Americana and rockabilly swing, Shortstack are fun, but never inventive enough to truly impress.

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18 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Babyshambles: B Sides

For all their roughness, these b-sides still shine with unexpected flashes of melody and eloquence.

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18 Dec 2006 // 2:00 AM

The Good German (2006)

The Good German's visual evocations of 1940s movies only underscore its many deconstructions, of nostalgia, heroism, and political coherence.

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Nicole Atkins: Bleeding Diamonds

On this very promising debut EP, New Jersey singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins and her backing band the Sea craft pop music that is both sophisticated, sweet, magical, and pretty darn cool, as well.

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Librarians: Alright Easy Candy Stranger

Middle of the road dance pop that never quite rises above.

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Trainwreck Riders: Lonely Road Revival

If you can still remember how great an imperfect country/rock record made by a band dripping with potential and energy can be, then Lonely Road Revival is a refreshing slap in the face.

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Kidz in the Hall: School Was My Hustle

A nice piece of unassuming true school hip-hop.

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Alejandro Escovedo String Quartet + Mark Mulcahy

Guys with guitars. Guys on stools. It either works or it doesn't, depending on a simple but volatile combination of words, melody, and personal charisma.

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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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