Refused recently released "Elektra" from Freedom, their first album in 17 years (due 6/30 via Epitaph), and now they put out a second track. It's called "Françafrique" and you can hear it below (via The Guardian). Refused also have....
Somewhere in Moscow, Edward Snowden is smiling. And he ought to be. Almost two years ago now, Snowden leaked information that for the first time exposed the scale of spying conducted routinely, and without warrants, by...
Reunited Swedish hardcore titans Refused are about to release Freedom, their fourth album and their first since 1998’s landmark The Shape Of Punk To Come. This is the sort of news that gets punk rock fans hyperventilating and feeling faint. And while first single “Elektra” found the band in diamond-hard, seesawing, anthemic form, “Françafrique,” their […]
When you’re in the military, saving money is different from most people. Often, expenses are accounted for and you don’t usually have the freedom to blow through cash. If you’re a civilian that needs to catch up on savings, “deploy” yourself for a set period to save like soldiers do. Read more...
At my day job, which allows me the freedom to scrutinize the public from behind the safety of a cash register, I can generally guess which girls are queer, because the queer girls never meet my eye. Their glances dart up toward my head, take in my men’s haircut and button-down Sears shirt, then slide rapidly away from my eyes, never to return. Show More Summary
The principle of academic freedom at our universities is under attack by those seeking to shield Israel from criticism by silencing dissent, shutting down discussion and imposing a stifling atmosphere of intimidation at the University of California, in particular.
A track from the Swedish hardcore heroes' first album in 17 years, Freedom.
On January 6, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his State of the Union speech proposed four fundamental freedoms that people ought to enjoy. The four freedoms are: Freedom of Speech. Freedom of Worship. Freedom from Want. Freedom from Fear. It summarized the benefits of democracy eleven months before the United States declared war on [...]
Photo by Dustin Rabin Last month, Refused announced Freedom, their first album in seventeen years (it's out June 30 via Epitaph). We've already heard "Elektra" from the new LP, which was was produced by Nick Launay (Arcade Fire, Kate...Show More Summary
Even though a a new report discredited a study that claimed speaking with marriage equality detractors sways opinions, Freedom to Marry's Marc Solomon says person-to-person communication works. read more
“Experience teaches us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk … Continue reading ?
My latest Guardian Column If one thing gives me hope for the future, it’s the cause of ?internet freedom, I talk about the myth that technology activists are "techno-determinists" -- we fight not because we know we'll win, but because we believe there's a possibility that we might not lose. Read the rest
I’m writing you from the Oslo Freedom Forum, in the Norwegian capital. At the previous gathering of the OFF, in October, I interviewed a young woman named Ti-Anna Wang. For a write-up, go here. The daughter of a Chinese couple, Ti-Anna was born and raised in Montreal. Show More Summary
China's ambassador to Australia says freedom of navigation in the South China Sea 'has never been a problem'.
From Dr. E.: Canada has often been called the shoulders of the United States, meaning the two nations have an interest in each others’ safety and freedoms. Canada follows British law, as a Federal parliamentary constututioonal monarchy, with Elizabeth II being the current monarch. Here is a greeting to honor all veterans– written by decorated [...]Show More Summary
Michelle Williams seems to be riding a wave of success with her "Journey To Freedom" album, earning numerous award nominations since its release last year and now the former Destiny's Child singer is revealing why she decided to be so transparent with the album after overcoming a bout with depression.
This weekend, social media is filled with messages asking us to remember the Americans who have died defending our country and our freedom. Memorial Day, first established in 1866 to honor Union soldiers of the Civil War, is now a day...Show More Summary
Memorial Day is all about celebrating the lives of the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. The United States is made great because of their heroism. Their lives are remembered, honored, and celebrated...Show More Summary
On this special #AdventureMonday let us first take a moment to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. On this day shall forever memorialize those who have passed in the line of duty defending our freedom and democracy.
Because life is more than a Barbecue or an Internet Meme, today we salute those who gave the ultimate sacrifice defending freedom and the flag for their country. And to those who lost their lives before getting a chance to meet their child, like: Lt. Show More Summary