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First Nighter: Alice Birch's 'Revolt, She Said, Revolt Again' Introduces the Feminist Absurd

David Finkle | Posted 04.20.2017 | Arts
David Finkle

Yoo-hoo, theater cognoscenti! Remember Theater of the Absurd, the new strain of writing that--to fall into reviewer's clichés--burst on the scene in the 1950s? That's when playwrights like Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco began making names for themselves.

The Converging Worlds of Tech and Music

Keith Clinkscales | Posted 12.08.2014 | Technology
Keith Clinkscales

Now is the time to open the dialogue about how the intersection of tech and music mutually pushes the other industry forward, and the future of each will continue to see innovation and disruption.

Trouble For Revolt TV?

New York Post | Posted 09.19.2014 | Black Voices

Comcast and Time Warner Cable’s proposed merger is putting a chill on the growth plans of Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Revolt TV, The Post has learned....

Revolt TV and Sean Combs: The Revolution Will Be Televised

Fueled | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment

If anyone can pull off a complex concept like this, it's Sean Combs.

Kia Makarechi

Diddy Puts His Money Where His Heart Is | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment

Sean "Diddy" Combs says he always knew what he would be when he grew up. "I understood that it was being an entrepreneur, I understood that that wa...

DIddy Has An Announcement For You

Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

Diddy is tired of being asked what kind of music his Revolt TV network will play. The short answer: everything. "The best of rock, the best of EDM,...

Young Revolt in the Land of Pharaohs

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 09.03.2013 | World
Micah D. Halpern

Yes, the unrest is about a failed leader and his failed economy, but the revolt is a young peoples' absolute rejection of a leadership that has done nothing to advance young peoples' futures or improve their lives.

WATCH: Was Occupy a Failure Or a Trigger for Change?

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Bill Moyers

2012-07-25-moyers.JPG Journalist Chris Hedges describes how Occupy Wall Street changed his mind about the futility of popular revolt.

Contestants Walk Off 'The Biggest Loser,' But Who Quit The Show?

Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

In an unprecedented play for power, the final five contestants on "The Biggest Loser" (Tue., 8 p.m. ET on NBC) got wind of a twist that would allow th...

Walk Like an Egyptian

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The unrest in Egypt is a microcosm of the sins of a global economy! Egyptians, tired of oppression, wealth disparity, and the indignities perpetrated...

Egypt Response Video: I Love the Life of Freedom

Matt Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matt Kohn

As events were unfolding in Tunisia and Egypt this past week, I began receiving excited email messages from my friend Stephan Said, who had written a song he thought captured the moment.

Egypt Protests: Books On Uprisings And Revolts | Posted by Jon Lee Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We asked Jon Lee Anderson, who has been blogging about the uprisings in the Middle East on News Desk, to recommend some titles that might shed light o...

Democracy's Drawback

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

America is a strong supporter of democracy worldwide. Except, of course, when we aren't. That piece of doublethink is the heart of the conundrum in which we now find ourselves in Egypt.

Egyptian People Tell Mubarak OUT

Wael Nawara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wael Nawara

The Egyptian people have decided to communicate directly with the oppressive regime to demonstrate that they want the regime out.

Glimmer of hope in Central Asia

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

This post originally appeared on the World Development Report 2011 blog. Happier Days in Osh Market Osh was a bustling, dynamic border town when I...