After historic mid-term election results (and a frenetic press conference)... where does the US go from here?
In the space of one week, the United States has witnessed historic mid-term election results, a frenetic press conference in which Donald Trump clashed with a CNN White House correspondent – (followed by the President’s Press Secretary tweeting a doctored video alleging that the reporter sexually assaulted a female intern) – and the potentially unconstitutional firing of the Attorney General in an apparent attempt to undermine investigations into supposed Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Mr Trump didn’t stop the controversy there: he also blamed Barack Obama for America’s lack of safety, claimed that not enough was being done to tackle Californian wildfires even though he reduced funds for forest management, and he failed to turn up to one of the memorial services in Paris commemorating the centenary of World War I because it was raining.
Discussing the direction of the United States from here on…
Minister for Transport Jo Johnson has resigned, stating that it would be a "democratic travesty" if a referendum didn't take place on the final Brexit deal.
Minister for Transport Jo Johnson (and brother of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson), has resigned from his role arguing that Theresa May's planned deal is "completely unsustainable" and "irrevocably stupid", and in doing so he called for a vote on the final Brexit deal, stating that it would be a "democratic travesty" if we didn’t hold one.
He also declared that his brother Boris’s Leave campaign was a "fantasy set of promises that have been shown up for what they were" and that "inflicting such serious economic and political harm on the country will leave an indelible impression of incompetence in the minds of the public".
To make matters worse for the government, ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis said he believes that the Prime Minister will probably lose a Commons vote on her final Brexit deal, prompting Conservative MP Dominic Grieve to suggest that "we are heading…
NOT 97 is a home for discovering new music from talented, under-the-radar artists around the world. This is NOT 97.
This is NOT 97, a home for discovering new music from talented, under-the-radar artists around the world.
On each episode, three hosts and a guest meet around a table at Only NY to discuss fresh music found in the depths of the Internet. They present two tracks each, released in the last six to eight months from artists with under ten thousand followers. Discourse and context round out each show, as the team breaks down what they hear and what each sound means to them.
Jayda B is a DJ, a manager for our friend and artist DUVV, and the US community manager for Amuse.io — a free music distribution company and record label.
This episode of NOT 97 features jazz, and a lot of it, from new comers to season vets with Theo Hill to Ray Angry. Jayda talks us through her years living in Tokyo…
A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West
Watching The Throne is an in-depth-yet-entertaining dive into the lyrics and narrative artistry of Kanye West's music. Hosts Travis and Chris go track by track through Ye's discography, revealing the narrative and poetic techniques he uses, tracking his growth as a storyteller, and illuminating the narratives behind his albums.
For Kanye fans, this might be the Ye-centric lyrical discussion you've been waiting for. For musicians and writers, this is practical insight into how one of the best storytellers in music history does what he does. Plus, there is a news show about Kanye, Kim, North, Saint, and Jay-Z. We look at the top 5 posts from Reddit's Kanye community, r/Kanye. And discuss other relevant Ye topics. And there's the interview series, My StorYe, where Travis and Chris interview people about their relationship with Kanye West.
This episode of Watching The Throne was first broadcasted on W!ZARD Radio Station.