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Music

Rapper J. Cole on Income Inequality

The uproar over income inequality in America has simmered down of late, but it has far from disappeared. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) recently echoed President Obama’s rhetoric, arguing that income inequality is the “issue of our time.” And with rumors swirling that...

Bono Helped Kill an Industry (and Then Celebrated)

It was on the day of the largest album launch in history, when the biggest rock band on the planet may have surrendered the music industry to its grave, that U2 frontman Bono declared “music is a sacrament.”  The melodies that Plato said give “flight...