The old adage that “winners write history” is mostly untrue; historians write history. The way future generations view the past often comes through the myriad of complex and biased accounts of those who bothered to record it. In Lincoln’s...Show More Summary
National Review has established itself as a staunch proponent of allowing business owners refuse service to gay and lesbian customers. It's a position that unfortunately aligns with National Review's record of attacking defending discrimination...Show More Summary
Today, the U.N. Human Rights Committee begins its two-day review of Kyrgyzstan's compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. By ratifying the treaty in October 1994, Kyrgyz authorities pledged to enforce internationally recognized provisions regarding the protection of human rights, and freedom of expression, in their country....
St. Vincent St. Vincent [Loma Vista/Republic; 2014] by Alex Griffin Rating: It feels kinda bizarre that a record dotted with so many exclamation points should be so between-feeling, but here we are. Over the last few years, Annie Clark...Show More Summary
This week, the United Nations Human Rights Committee will review U.S. compliance with its obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified by the U.S. in 1992. The review will cast light on a dark underbelly of American exceptionalism — our refusal to acknowledge that human rights treaties have effect overseas. Show More Summary
Last week, the S&P 500 closed at record highs on three separate occasions. Find out which stocks led the way.
The 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists have been announced! Finalists for the Lammys were announced today by the Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) in Los Angeles after reviewing a record 746 submissions (up from 687 last year) from 352 publishers (up from 332 last year). Submissions came from major mainstream publishers and from academic presses, [...]
Democrat Wendy Davis failed to record one single vote in 22 Texas counties this week. Texas Secretary of State According to National Review Davis lost significant chunks of the more heavily Hispanic sections of Texas to her unknown, unfunded challenger. … Continue reading ?
By: Rosie Judd Tomorrow’s Hits may not be the most original record from Brooklyn’s The Men, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not packed full of ear candy. This record provides a great balance of pop sensibilities, garage-rock boogie and classic rock homages. Opening with the jangly, minor-key rocker “Dark Waltz”, Tomorrow’s Hits immediately puts you […]
A portion of an NWR review... The puzzles are delightful, the music is lovely and the controls have a nice feel to them. With over 100 puzzles to complete and personal records to compete for, this puzzler will leave you wanting more. Full review here
The US solar industry shattered records in 2013, adding 4,751 MW. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Solar Market Insight Year Solar Market Insight Year in Review 2013, photovoltaic (PV) installations continued to proliferate, increasing 41 percent over 2012 to reach 4,751 megawatts (MW). In addition, 410 MW of concentrating […]
"This extensive review of documents, e-mails and other records has to date found no evidence that Bank of England staff colluded in any way in manipulating the foreign exchange market or in sharing confidential client information,” the Bank of England said today in a statement. Show More Summary
The central bank said that an "extensive review" of documents, emails and other records had found no evidence that staff members colluded in the manipulation of the currency market, but it suspended an employee amid an internal review into whether its internal control processes were followed.
From the March 3 edition of Fox News' On the Record with Greta Van Susteren: Previously: Fox Benghazi Myths Dispelled By New Bipartisan Review Fox Host Demands Facts Already In Public Record In Order To End Benghazi Hoax Fox's Scott: When Obama Called Benghazi An Act Of Terror, It's "Hard To Know What He Really Meant"
It’s an arguable gift and a curse when an artist readies a new album following life-changing events. While on one hand everyone is tuned in, there’s almost a forced requirement to address said situation on record, whether good or bad. For an artist-slash-actor like Lea Michele, her solo debut album Louder (out today, March 4),... More »
Lea Michele, "Louder" (Columbia Records) On some of the songs from her debut album, Lea Michele is convincing. On others, it's like she is acting. The "Glee" star, known for her big voice, provides the pipes on "Louder," but some songs...Show More Summary
Kyla Brox – Live... At Last (Pigskin Records: PIGCD04) Soon to be released a class, double live album from the Mancunian blues/soul/jazz diva, Kyla Brox. The first album in this set, is a live acoustic take, with Kyla Brox on vocals and flute, Danny Bromeley on guitar and Tony Marshall on saxophone. […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn is demanding a review of eBay Inc's records on its sale of Skype, reiterating his view that eBay board member Marc Andreessen had conflicts of interest, while eBay called Icahn's criticisms "false and m...
Slaves to the rock groove produce another excellent record.
In Dance and Song: Tom Poster: Champs Hill Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Feb 27 2014 Star rating: 4.0 Imaginative dance and song inspired programme from pianist Tom Poster This new disc from pianist Tom Poster on Champs Hill Records...Show More Summary