Daily Archives: June 23, 2013

Sunday Music Open Thread

It’s not a circus without a few clowns and a merry-go-round.

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How Far Does Freedom Of The Press Extend?

Politico: David Gregory spars with Glenn Greenwald NBC “Meet the Press” host David Gregory got a rise out of Glenn Greenwald on Sunday by asking the Guardian reporter why he shouldn’t be charged with a crime for having “aided and … Continue reading

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Damn White People!

Union boss Karen Lewis blames ‘rich white people’ for Chicago school district woes Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is full of excuses for why the city’s schools are hemorrhaging money, failing to educate students, and laying off teachers by … Continue reading

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To Russia, With Love

The Guardian: Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for Moscow NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has flown out of Hong Kong, where he had been in hiding since identifying himself as the source of revelations on US surveillance programmes – despite a … Continue reading

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