Below is a collection of some nice offerings from the interwebs, Twitternets and our very own comments section backed by the musical stylings of the Song Du Jour. Go ahead, get some get right.
Egyptian Workers Go on Strike [NY Times]
Say Word: A Patriot Act Extension Doesn’t Pass in a Republican-Led House [LA Times]
GOP Backs Ginormous Tax Hike So Women Won’t Have the Right to Choose Covered By Insurance [TPM Media]
Charles Taylor’s Defense Boycotts Proceedings in Trial
So He Doesn’t Have to Admit to Committing Crimes [BBC News]
They Put Their Foot In This! An Examination of the Culinary Reach of the African Diaspora [Phila. City Paper]
The $64,000 Question: Are Whites Entitled to Write Black History [HuffPo]
CIA Agents Who Eff Up Terror Investigation Get Promotions. Adam Serwer Doesn’t Like This. [The American Prospect]
Magic Johnson Invests Big in Vibe Magazine [THR]
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