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  • Interviewing Nickelback: Bassist Mike Kroeger says band keeps moving to stay fresh, confound haters

    Interviewing Nickelback: Bassist Mike Kroeger says band keeps moving to stay fresh, confound haters
    The title of Canadian rock band Nickelback’s new album, “No Fixed Address,” actually tells the story behind it, the bassist Mike Kroeger says. The disc was put together in a mobile studio while the band traveled to Hawaii, Los Angeles,...
  • Nickelback, coming to Allentown, keeps moving with 'No Fixed Address'

    The title of Canadian rock band Nickelback's new album, "No Fixed Address," actually tells the story behind it, the bassist Mike Kroeger says. The disc was put together in a mobile studio while the band traveled to Hawaii, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Europe...
  • Forget your guns and your pot. If the police come for you, ditch your smartphone

    Forget your guns and your pot. If the police come for you, ditch your smartphone
    A friend who frequently marches in demonstrations -- peaceful, legal, 1st Amendment-protected protests -- said something I found startling: As a matter of routine, the police not only confiscate her smartphone, they hook it up to their computers and drain...
  • Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers

    Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers
    On a snowy evening, Brianna Tong gathered more than 50 students in a classroom at the University of Chicago to meet and dine with aldermanic candidates. The smell of curry filled the air as Tong told the audience that before becoming a campaign volunteer,...
  • From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
    At the recent 2015 Golden Globe Awards, show host Tina Fey delivered one of the most poignant and effective jokes of the evening in regard to the multi-nominated film “Selma,” based on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-led voting rights march...
  • Volunteers help over 100 arrested Ferguson protesters get legal aid

    Volunteers help over 100 arrested Ferguson protesters get legal aid
    The young man and woman waiting in the dark outside the St. Louis county jail were bundled up in scarves and hats to ward off a light freezing rain, but still they were shivering. Every time someone emerged from the jail they would scurry with the...
  • D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' draws on history, sublime grooves

    In a brief forward in the liner notes for "Black Messiah," the great new album from the soul artist known simply as D'Angelo, the creator declares his intentions with a dose of humility. "'Black Messiah' is a hell of a name for an album," he writes,...
  • The Bidens are not like us

    The Bidens are not like us
    Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found in the biography of Robert Hunter Biden. Where are the Occupy Wall Street rabble-rousers and enemies of elitist privilege when you need them? Straining...
  • Modern-day protesters need a clear voice in a noisy, noisy world

    One of my guiding principles in life is to agree with everything Oprah Winfrey says. That principle is rooted in the sincere hope that Ms. Winfrey (who I'm sure looks very nice today) will eventually give me a free car, an embarrassingly large sum of...
  • Ringing out the year with liberal double standards

    Ringing out the year with liberal double standards
    Many conservatives finished the year angry about the same thing they were angry about at the beginning of the year: liberal double standards. As I write this, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise is in hot water over reports that he spoke to a group of racist...
  • In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand

    In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand
    There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified nature of relations between black communities and the...