Breaking – Mohammad Merah, the French terrorist who killed 7-people in Toulouse, jumped to his death following a 32-hour police raid of his apartment. The attack has re-ignited a deep rooted debate about Muslims in France.
New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan thought he was trading for "T-bone", not Tebow. "According to members of the New York Jets front office, the team’s acquisition of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow on Wednesday for a fourth and a sixth round pick in this year’s NFL draft was the result of a miscommunication between head coach Rex Ryan and general manager Mike Tannenbaum." Hilarious story here.
Why Millennials Should Be POed – The media has written a lot recently criticizing millennials for having no morals, a bad work ethic, and being narcissistic. Soren Sudhof writes, "I’ve read these articles about what ails our generation with a measure of disbelief. It is as if these statements are being made in an alternate reality where the vaunted Boomers and Gen-Xers — the great generations that the millennials just can’t measure up to — didn’t actually spend the last decade plundering the economy for their own benefit at the expense of their children. It’s a truly sadistic spectacle, and our generation should resist it." Share this.
It’s the Economy, Stupid – Is Obama lucky or good (Bloomberg cover)? No modern president has been reelected with a rate above 7.2 percent, yet Obama is sitting pretty with unemployment at 8.3% and trending downwards.
The other side… Obama has followed George Bush’s precedent of piling on debt without any reasonable plan for cutting the deficit. Where is the Tea Party when you need them? (by expert John Giokaris).
Going to the big show – Obama’s health care reform heads to the Supreme Court next week. Expert Mark Kogan provides the primer you need to sound smart in front of your friends.
‘Million Hoodie’ March – Hundreds joined for a march in Union Square to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin. Emotions were running very high as the blatant injustice has struck a deep chord with millennials. Although many Occupy protesters showed up, the march was much more diverse than the Zuccotti Park marches. PolicyMic was there – here are our photos.
Would ‘Deep Throat’ & Watergate Have Been Uncovered Today? Bob Woodward reflectson why we still need traditional journalism, "We were in the business of finding out what really happened, and publishing it, and continuing on the story even if it's at our own peril."