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The Lessons of Dr. Funk by James Guida

The altered situation expressed itself aesthetically as well, with the influence of Sixties rock music on soul, and the arrival of technology that fostered experimentation. Few acts availed themselves of the new freedoms as wholeheartedly--certainly none as amusingly and outrageously--as Parliament and Funkadelic.

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China’s Hong Kong Follies

The massive protests that have roiled Hong Kong in recent weeks are ostensibly demands for more democracy. But they actually reflect frustration among a population that has been poorly governed by a succession of leaders picked by China’s central government more for their loyalty than their competence.

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Europe’s Brush with Debt

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and his Italian counterpart, Matteo Renzi, refuse to comply with the eurozone's 2012 fiscal compact; instead, they intend to run up fresh debts. Their stance highlights a fundamental flaw in the European Monetary Union’s structure – one that Europe’s leaders must address before it is too late.

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