PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
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Ponzi suburbia, political purity tests, and Pottermore

THURSDAY NEWS:
* Now more than ever, Afghanistan is Obama's war.
* The Fed kind of gives up on working to improve the economy. Great.
* On the ground: the Greek economic crisis through the lens of the 62-year-old grandmother.
* Dramatic cuts to the EPA shift to the state level.
* What if Bahrain doesn't want stability?
* Worries that Romney isn't anti-abortion enough. Bonus: seriously, what's with all the pledges and purity tests?
* Interesting: the NAACP takes on charter schools.
* "The American suburbs are a giant Ponzi scheme."
* J.K. Rowling unveils Pottermore.

Tags: 2011, news, welcome to america
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