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Building a Mystery: An Oral History of Lilith Fair

In the mid-1990s, female musicians topped the charts and sold out shows, but were told over and over again that no one would pay to see more than one woman onstage. Sarah McLachlan set out to prove them wrong.

In 1996, singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan was tipping from alternative icon into something more like traditional pop success. At 26 she had garnered serious momentum—and 2.8 million albums sold in the United States—after her 1993 crossover Fumbling Towards Ecstasy. But as she ascended through the music industry, she kept hearing “no.”

We seriously demand all white imperialist armies out of Africa!

Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary General African Socialist International

White imperialist occupation of Africa must end.

Africa is under siege in the most dangerous time in her long history of the national liberation struggle against Euro-American imperialism. 
Nothing is more dangerous than the false sense of security entertained by the African petty bourgeoisie neocolonial rulers, which describes our main enemy, the white imperialist powers as partners.

First U.S. Cannabis Cafe Opens in West Hollywood

For the first time in the history of the United States, a cannabis cafe has opened. The Lowell Cafe opened on Tuesday, October 1st in West Hollywood, California. The cafe will feature food, non-alcoholic beverages, and cannabis “sommeliers” who serve cannabis fit to each customer’s food order and cannabis use experience level. The Lowell Cafe will allow smoking, vaping, and the consumption of edibles inside and on the patio, creating a first in the nation hybrid cannabis lounge and restaurant.First U.S. Cannabis Cafe Opens in West Hollywood