November 25, 2011

Friday's Daily Brief

Friday, November 25, 2011
Thousands Fill Tahrir Square In Cairo For Anti-Military Demonstration
Contentious State Issue Rattles GOP Primary
Occupy SF, LA To Move Indoors?
AT&T Prepares For Deal Collapse
Head Of Notorious Bonanno Crime Family Found Dead Near Montreal
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.: 5 Tips for Reducing Black Friday Shopping Stress
Remember, if your stress is related to debt be strong before you hit the computer for those pre-Black Friday deals or set your alarm for 3 a.m. to be there when the doors open.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Big Carbon's Sock Puppets Declare War on America and the Planet
The war by America's carbon and nuclear energy industries and their right wing allies against our country's burgeoning cleantech industry is damaging our economy and subverting our national security, just as it has in the past led us into oil wars.
Meathead: Where Is the Outrage Against the War on Thanksgiving?
Why is there not a booming outcry about the creeping of "Black Friday" into Thanksgiving Thursday? Why are we letting greedy merchants steal this unique national family valued event from their clerks, stockboys, cashiers, and managers?
Jeffrey Sachs: Washington Leaves Millions to Die
For a government that spends $1.9 billion every single day on the military, Washington's unwillingness to follow through on its $1.33 billion pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria to save millions of lives is a new depth of cynicism and recklessness.
Esther Wojcicki: Why I Am Thankful
We are a country who says the glass is half empty instead of half full. We need to change our perspective, at least on Thanksgiving. We all have reasons to be thankful.