George Harrison Estate Slams Trump for Using Unauthorized Music

Trump still hasn’t gotten the memo. For the final night of the Republican National Convention on July 21, nominee Donald Trump played George Harrison’s “Here Come the Sun” without permission—a common theme throughout his campaign. The 1969 track reverberated throughout the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland as daughter Ivanka Trump walked out to introduce her father to the energized crowd. “The…
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Republican Mike Huckabee Owes $25K to Band for Playing ‘Eye of the …

Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is shelling out $25,000 to Survivor after playing the band’s song “Eye of the Tiger” without permission, according to CNN. Frank Sullivan III of the band filed a lawsuit against Huckabee for copyright infringement last year. Guitarist Sullivan is the co-author of the song and his company, Rude Music, owns rights to the track. Huckabee played the song during a…
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Artists and Music Execs Unite to Stop Gun Violence

Barbra Streisand, Jennifer Lopez, and Paul McCartney are just a few of the many celebrities who have taken a public stance against gun violence.  In an open letter in this week’s edition of Billboard with the cover reading, “Stop Gun Violence Now,” the stars teamed up with 18o of their peers in a collaborative effort with Billboard magazine, demanding that Congress implement stricter gun…
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Michelle Obama to Continue Girls Education Reform in Liberia, Morocco, and Spain

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit Morocco, Spain, and Liberia at the end of June to continue her mission for girls education reform, according to the White House. Obama will be joined by her daughters—new-high school graduate Malia and 15-year-old Sasha—when she visits Liberia’s Peace Corps training center in Kakata. A school visit in Unification Town is on the itinerary, where…
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First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey Talk Women Empowerment at ‘United …

The White House held a women’s conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center titled, “United State of Women” on June 14, where First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey conversed about women’s empowerment. “I tell my mentees, my daughters, is that our first job in life as women is to get to know ourselves. I think a lot of times…
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Media But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness.

No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful.


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