Wednesday, November 23rd
Leveson inquiry: The tabloids don't get it "The studied performance of comedian Steve Coogan, including damning testimony against Andy Coulson, was piercingly effective. All the while Leveson has sat largely in silence, absorbing the magnitude of the task he has taken on."
Tear gas in Tahrir Square "The politicians (or proto-politicians) have been outmaneuvered by the crowds in Tahrir Square, and have little sway and not much to offer to the situation. It is between the people and the Army. What happens next?"
Pre-occupied: The creators of Occupy Wall Street "'World wars, revolutions - from time to time, big things actually happen,' he told me. 'When the moment is right, all it takes is a spark.' Lasn's family left the refugee camp for Australia, where he grew up. He has a degree in applied mathematics, and he began his career designing computer war games for the Australian military."
Harper's Weekly Review "The Dutch convened history's biggest Zumba class, and the Irish assembled the largest-ever group of people dressed as leprechauns. Karl Slover, one of four surviving Munchkins from 'The Wizard of Oz,' died at the age of 93."
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