The "big 5" record labels have controlled music for decades. "Peer-to-peer" filesharing could break their monopoly grip, but they're fighting back with merciless lawsuits against families with children. Musicians and fans are organizing to defend these families, and rescue our music culture from corporate control.
Intoxicated college students poured out of bars surrounding the BU area and took to the streets after the Redsox lost the American League Championship yesterday. Hundreds of police attempted to disperse the crowd, which threw bottles at riot cops and broke the windows of an expensive hotel.