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Riots

Like It or Not, Automation Is Coming

More than a century ago, the great composer John Philip Sousa worried about the future of his profession. He feared that a new invention, the record player, would render obsolete “the ennobling discipline of learning music,” putting professional musicians out…
bubmag
January 24, 2020
Riots

Riots in Beirut leave more than 150 injured

Police fired volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets in Lebanons capital Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters amid some of the worst rioting since demonstrations against the countrys ruling elite erupted three months ago. More than 150 people were inju…
bubmag
January 18, 2020
Riots

Murman Tsuladze share new video ‘La flemme de danser’

Filmed on the streets of Paris during December’s riots, the video is filled with flares, dancing and characters Murman Tsuladze are a band from Georgia who found themselves exiting the country in 2000 amid the continued fall out from the civil war. They ended up in Paris and quickly settled…
bubmag
January 16, 2020
Riots

Two Tidbits.

From Futility Closet, “A dry footnote from Walter Scotts The Heart of Midlothian, regarding the Porteous Riots of 1736, in which a guard captain was lynched in Edinburgh”: The Magistrates were closely interrogated before the House of Peers, concerning the pa…
bubmag
January 15, 2020
Riots

Chairman Mao Wanted To Invade Taiwan

Key Point: Sometimes events don't go the way you want. In the summer of 1949, Chiang Kai-shek and his Republic of China (ROC) government appeared doomed. Shanghai and Nanjing, then Chinas capital city, had fallen to Mao Zedong's communist forces, and Chiang'…
bubmag
January 15, 2020
Riots

Joker ’s Oscar Nominations Are a Joke

Joaquin Phoenix in Joker. A Woman Accused Three New York Mets of Raping Her in 1991. They Werent Charged. She Was Forgotten. Is Lamar Jackson to Blame for Lamar Jackson Being Out of the Playoffs? The Jeopardy! Tournament C…
bubmag
January 13, 2020