Monday, June 18, 2012

Monday's Daily Brief: Google Censorship, Greece Election Results, Colorado Wildfire, Plus Robert Redford, James Franco

Monday, June 18, 2012
Conservatives Win Greek Vote
Romney, Boehner Interrupted By Protesters
Political Party Declares Victory In Egypt Elections
LeBron Delivers Another Big Game As Heat Win Game 3
High Park Fire: Firefighters Battle Blaze, Police Battle Looters
Robert Redford: Stop Public Handouts to Oil, Gas and Coal Companies, Now
We should not be subsidizing the destruction of our planet. Fossil fuels are literally cooking our planet, polluting our air and draining our wallets. Why should we continue to reward companies to do that?
Leo W. Gerard: Corporate Primacy Causes People Poverty
Do Americans want a government of the people by the people for the people? Or do Americans want a government of the corporations by the corporations for the corporations, one dedicated to the proposition that the rich are better than everyone else?
Steven Cohen: Obama's Small but Powerful Push for Immigration Reform
The laws must be enforced. Our safety and security depend on it. But stupid and impractical laws must be changed. How are we going to deport 10 million people? And why would we want to deport these productive, hard-working immigrants?
Abby Huntsman: Third Time's a Charm for Obama
If he's able to convince (or even scare) Americans that a vote for Romney is a vote for "what got us into this mess," it might be a tipping point in swinging support to his corner.
James Franco: Summer Reading Part 5: A Visit From the Goon Squad
In A Visit From the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan created a network of characters and places that is both as solid and as open ended as life. The book is the perfect blend of accessible writing, innovative design and literary pedigree.

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