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TOP STORIES

Letter sent to alleged drug kingpin details DEA surveillance

CPB’s new local journalism centers initiative from New Public Media

FCC removes gender from advertising nondiscrimination rules

Victim-blaming is alive in the school paper at American University

HEALTH REFORM

Ten things you didn’t know were in the health bill by Emily Badger

David Frum on health reform: ‘Repeal is literally impossible’

Insurers find loophole in health bill, say they don’t have to cover sick kids

The strange tale of ‘black liquor’ and $25B from The Takeaway

CLIMATE AWARENESS

Humans are too stupid to prevent climate change, says James Lovelock

Landmarks went dark worldwide to mark fourth annual Earth Hour

The Yes Men trick the world from Campus Progress

Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood promises bicyclists will finally have a voice

POLITICALLY SPEAKING

Nader on Attention deficit democracy from Common Dreams

Obama is ‘delivering, but for financial institutions’ says Chomsky

CNN claims only Dems want to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Watchdog files complaint against ‘deceptive and illegal’ Hannity concerts

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Watch the documentary by Big Noise Films, This is What Democracy Looks Like:

10 years ago: Indymedia’s grassroots daily coverage from Reclaim the Media

Battle in Seattle: 10 years after the WTO from Counterpunch

Democracy Now: David Solnit, ‘The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle’

Bankers’ scheme to re-open worldwide finance casino by Greg Palast

Listen to Andy Bichlbaum of the Yes Men interviewed by Joaquin Uy

Watch Seattle’s Blue Scholars perform “50 Thousand Deep” live at Sasquatch:

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Chevron Ecuador Oil Opposition

Clean up Ecuador campaign

Campaign for Chevron justice in Ecuador

Dems strip single-payer proposal from health care overhaul

Crowdsourcing AT&T’s anti-net neutrality campaign by Art Brodsky

US Chamber shuts off TheYesMen.org and 400 other activist sites

White House, Senate agree on media shield law; Vote likely Nov. 5th

Questions surrounding Dobbs’ gunfire incident cast doubt on CNN credibility

Haitian Prime Minister fired by Senate from Media Hacker

Yes, journalists deserve subsidies too by Bob McChesney & John Nichols

What women really want from Save the Internet

Obama: Send condolence letters to parents of soldier suicides by Amy Goodman

Leaked: Dozens of members of Congress under investigation

ACORN scandal: Conservatives’ 25-year goal of de-funding the left revealed

News Hunt ‘bad journalism’ results

Netflix accused of hurting Hollywood’s profits from Public Knowledge

Comcast, GE deal getting closer

Online focus is working for CS Monitor from Poynter

NY Times’ coming Jihad against HuffPo

CNN now in horse race with HuffPo and Daily Beast

Colorado Court of Appeals: Caregivers must do more than just grow marijuana

Telco-funded Phoenix Center flip flops on net neutrality

2010 SXSW Interactive panels announced

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Link to The Awl

2 decades of news circulation

Most creative 350 photos

Shocking print circulation declines from E&P

Q&A: Mother Jones on crowdsourcing journalism

CIA may have misled Congress repeatedly

Beware virtual NY Times, Pentagon Afghan coup

Prosecutors attack Innocence Project students

8 reasons Fox is not a news organization

Season of false starts for news organizations

Clean energy is an easy choice from Grist

Obama promises $3B for ‘smart grid’

USA Today: We’re still #1

What problems does Google Wave solve?

Nader deserves more respect than he gets

Bong water is an illegal drug in Minnesota

Wisconsin to enact new e-waste bill

EFF to Chamber of Commerce: get over Yes Men

Hyperlocal: Printcasting bridges digital divide

15 things you can do right now by Michael Moore

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ES&S buys Diebold, controls 80% of US electronic voting machines

AT&T donated over $400K to anti-net neutrality senators

Microsoft: White spaces spectrum worth $100 billion over 5 years

Videos: Collected coverage of G20 police response

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I get frustrated reading interesting news stories and then doing nothing with them. So partly to clean up my browsers full of tabs and mainly to try and encourage my friends (and strangers, too, I guess) to read more stories that matter I’m going to start blogging notes about the news I’m reading. These will be mostly just lists of stories with links for now. Let me know what you think, and please post stories you’re reading in the comment section.

We’re Screwed: The Yes Men Strike Again from Common Dreams

Why Is Obama Still Using Blackwater? by Jeremy Scahill, Rebel Reports

Dem. Senators’ New Bill Could Eliminate Telecom Immunity from Raw Story

Campaign Finance 527 Rules Overturned from US PIRG

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