Friday, May 18, 2012

Friday's Daily Brief: Facebook IPO Live Updates, Twitter Tracking, Trayvon Martin Evidence, Plus Don Cheadle, Robert Reich, Jamie Oliver

Friday, May 18, 2012
Romney Takes Questions
Twitter Is Now Tracking You Around The Web
House Votes To Continue The War In Afghanistan
New Trayvon Martin Case Evidence Raises Major Questions
Meet The Billionaire Behind The Jeremiah Wright Attack Plan
Robert Reich: How Odd That Mitt's Smitten With Clinton
I was in Bill Clinton's cabinet. I was in charge of Clinton's economic transition team even before he became president. I've known Bill Clinton since he was 22 years old. Romney doesn't know what he's talking about.
Evan Shapiro: Everyone's a Little Bit Racist, Sometimes
The question is not "Is Lena Dunham Racist?"; it's "Is Lena Dunham any more racist than the rest of us?"
Monique Ruffin: The Black Church's Conundrum: What Would Jesus Do?
Black people have a large gay community, many of whom are less and less willing to hide and deny who they are. Their confidence is challenging the black community to embrace and acknowledge what has largely been swept under the rug.
Don Cheadle: Walk to End Genocide
Our political leaders have calculated that the American people are not interested in foreign policy in this election year. By walking, we're announcing to our leaders loudly and clearly that they are wrong.
Jamie Oliver: Food Revolution Day
The Food Revolution and Food Revolution Day is about empowering people through education or, frankly, just inspiring people to be more street-wise about food, where it comes from and how it affects their bodies.

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