Because I work today from 12 to 6, have my birthday today and need to study for midterms this week, the Roundup for today will be heavily abridged. Feel free to add whatever you want in the comments.
Hope you had a great weekend.
- Libya is plunging into civil war; where’s those news outlets when you need ‘em?
- Italian anti-austerity protesters clash with police in Rome
- JP Morgan nearing $13 billion deal
- Jesselyn Radack gives an account of her meeting with Snowden
- “On October 15, a dense throng of immigrant farm workers and their activist allies packed the sidewalk in front of a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant in New York City’s Union Square, filling the air with righteous cries for justice and waving tomato-shaped signs inscribed with words like “DIGNIDAD,” “FAIR FOOD,” and “ONE MORE PENNY.” ”
- Bill de Blasio to Burger King: “This is unsupportable situation” regarding low-wages and no unions
- Obama: “Washington has to change”
- Banksy is now under the NYPD’s radar after rich fiend Bloomberg calls for his arrest
- Meanwhile, Lhota’s mistake-filled attack ad depicts de Blasio as “soft on crime”
- Banksy’s new homage to Occupy
- “In an era of narcissistic self-obsession, there’s something to be said for the value of self-awareness. This week, atheist philosopher Sam Harris leapt forward to claim Malala Yousafzai as another trophy in his one-man jihad against Muslims and the weak-kneed “Muslim-apologists” he perceives on the left.”
The War on Women
- Domestic violence centers may not survive next shutdown
- How the Keystone XL pipeline fails the climate test
- HIV Vaccine may be “10 years away”