Sept 1-6 tweet page with links to those I follow

AlanGraysonAlan Grayson

I Told Newt He Looks Fat: bit.ly/nLMhBd #p2 #dfh
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Libya: Conflicting reports about cornered #Gaddafi frustrate revolutionaries RT @AbdulHamidAhmad: bit.ly/oBxGN6
The DailyMuse
dailymu_seThe DailyMuse

by ariannahuff

To kick off our inspiring series for women, we present the brilliant @ariannahuff & her “Lessons to My Younger Self”: cot.ag/qLNwkp
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Is punishing wrongdoers fundamental to securing lasting peace? Join our latest online debate at econ.st/rlaAgE
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

6 Crazy, Useful & Fun Geek Accessories twrt.me/683895 via @AmitV_Tweets
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Wow. RT @owillis: most dishonest chart ever? @mittromney labels last 2 yrs of bush as “obama recovery” #p2 twitpic.com/6h1xoz
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“Beyond Good Politics, #Egypt Needs Economic Remodeling.” By @Vali_Nasr bloom.bg/o3DTeT
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Uh oh, Romney’s plan has 59 steps. How many pages of legislation will that be?
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

There’s a lot I disagree with in Romney’s plan, but his section on job retraining is pretty good.
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

You can download @MittRomney‘s economic plan here: mi.tt/Day1Job1
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @thinkprogress: CNN covering Romney speech live. Fox News takes a pass.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @HunterDK: Mitt was going to read this from a teleprompter, but couldn’t decide on positions far enough in advance to have them typed in
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Reading speech off teleprompter is bad! Reading them off sheets of paper is okay, though.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Most trending: A new way to speed up passenger boarding of commercial airliners could save time and money econ.st/oocf8P
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

Ulysses, the ebook. Free. Here: gutenberg.org/ebooks/4300
Greg Sargent
ThePlumLineGSGreg Sargent

by DavidCornDC

.@DanRiehl @edhenrytv Bachmann used same “take out” language to describe her foes: wapo.st/nXfTuM
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

As Tapper Qs Carney re Hoffa, Hoffa issues stmnt: “”I will never apologize for standing up for my fellow Teamsters and all American workers”
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

A Perry-Bachmann showdown at the Reagan corral? Will Bachmann rip into Gov. Goodhard (if he shows)? motherjones.com/politics/2011/…
Esquire Magazine
EsquiremagEsquire Magazine

by longreads

9/11: all the @Esquiremag #longreads in one place… http://ow.ly/6mXti
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

At #WHbrief, Carney: O’s jobs proposals have “historically garnered” bipartisan support. #thatwasthen
3January2013
3January20133January2013

by DavidCornDC

@
@DavidCornDC FYI According to @WBUR poll this morning E Warren is only 9 pts behind Scott Brown & she hasn’t announced yet.
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

MT @Globecarolynyj Gripping story by @globemoskowitz on flight attendants, security at Logan airport on 9/11 lgrd.co/n0OaVS
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@Match If you post on Match.com – post on a free siteand reach a new audience bit.ly/ypXtY or MatchDoctor
Ben Zimmer
bgzimmerBen Zimmer

by carlzimmer

I’ll be on @NPR @TOTN at 3:45 EDT talking about how the term “ground zero” has evolved since 9/11. http://n.pr/mXMsr8
Ramesh Ponnuru
RameshPonnuruRamesh Ponnuru

by ezraklein

You know who should want Romney to knock off the attacks on “career politicians”? Marco Rubio.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

My bad, it’s Duncan Jr. RT @rationalpolitic: WTH??? MT @markos Army Times has Duncan Hunter confused….
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Army Times has Duncan Hunter confused w/ someone else. He served in Vietnam, in Army, not in Iraq and Afg in Marines. is.gd/iWmo8f
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@NeroWolfeBooks“Never collectoraccept a fee that you feel you haven’t earned;if you do,your integrity crumbles andyour ego will have worms.”
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

“Never collect or accept a fee that you feel you haven’t earned; if you do, your integrity crumbles and your ego will have worms.” Rex Stout
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @SusanGDailyKos: Rep. Duncan Hunter seeks to protect oppressed straight troops from having to like gays is.gd/A8m3hH
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

MT @thinkprogress: Americans support “large federally subsidized nationwide construction program” is.gd/pqc9xz
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Congrats, Reddit! is.gd/eU121E
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Internet transit providers could be earning higher margins even as customers are priced at fairer rates econ.st/oaETIG
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Uh, what? RT @jstrevino: Until you look at the jobs numbers. RT @markos: …. Theocracy doesn’t work.
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Yoga And PTSD: One Vet’s Story @huffingtonpost huffingtonpost.com/anu-bhagwati/h…
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

When your governing depends on it, it is. RT @diggrbiii: Asking God to help does not equal a Theocracy, you ignorant troll
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Essential #SM Read -> RT @adamsconsulting: Transparency vs. Anonymity: The Rules Of The Online World – bit.ly/ro4BEy
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Remember Perry’s reaction to fires earlier in the year? A resolution asking god to help. is.gd/ki4Ooe. Theocracy doesn’t work.
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

New: “Why’s This So Good?” @justinnxt on Ralph Wiley’s “Nobody Else Is Jim Brown” lgrd.co/q3O8ew + orig. story lgrd.co/qwGbsm
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

A good time to reread @dylanmatt‘s one post explainer on the European debt crisis (crises?): wapo.st/o3myew
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Looks like Perry wasn’t able to pray the fire away.
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

Shouldn’t Giuliani have announced by now? #911911911911911
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

Faiz Shakir on funding for Islamophobia in the U.S. and abroad: bit.ly/p5QXG5
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Which governments are perceived to issue the riskiest and the safest debt? Daily chart September 6th econ.st/pL1POo
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

9/11 #longreads from @TheAtlantic: Stories from Mark Bowden, @carr2n, William Langewiesche lgrd.co/pbvJFs
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Essential #SM Read -> RT @lorirtaylor: Social Media, Pretend Friends, and the Lie of False Intimacy bit.ly/q9DGEL
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

“I find you likable if I like myself in your presence, if you create an atmosphere within which I like myself.” William Schutz
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Independent publishers will be among those happy with the shortlist for this year’s #ManBookerPrize econ.st/oiS7zf
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

“Healthcare is Not a Game”: a cartoon on the NHS reforms, Tim Holmes and Sylvie Winn goo.gl/fb/XrMFD
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

Healthcare is not a game, Tim Holmes and Sylvie Winn goo.gl/fb/GFuDU
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

The Peasants Are Revolting nyti.ms/nGJk0l
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The Economist’s free online #MBA Fair starts tomorrow. Come along to review courses, gain advice and win an iPad 2. econ.st/qm2LqQ
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The road to Europe: reclaim economic policy , Sergio Ferrari, Paolo Leon, Daniela Palma and… goo.gl/fb/jbGwA
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Smart Read -> “we have a world where those in power have secrecy and citizens are forced to be transparent.” RT @Joi: joi.ito.com/weblog/2011/09…
Gerald F Seib
GeraldFSeibGerald F Seib

by octavianasr

What Obama can build on, from new WSJ/NBC News poll: 51% disapprove of job performance, but 65% still like him, tinyurl.com/3kjtrsl
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Workers’ Malaise Foreshadows Wider Social Issues huffingtonpost.com/mohamed-a-eler…
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

How do You Use #Twitter? By Jeff Bullas – [INFOGRAPHIC] bit.ly/p1Eq64
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

MUST WATCH🙂 -> I’m a VC.. Who Are YOU??!! [Video] bit.ly/om2w06 v @BridgesMediaC
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“Lost and Found.” @colsonwhitehead on his private New York (@NYTMag, November 2001) lgrd.co/quBmAV v. @GarageQueen #longreads
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Some European countries may have to be excluded from the euro-zone to make the union more sustainable econ.st/qxUmRh
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

I continue to think motivated skepticism is the most important concept for understand today’s policy debates: wapo.st/q4ZVoP
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it. ~ Voltaire #quote
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

Secret Koch seminar attendees: Investors, bankers, gold magnates, and…an Obama bundler?? We’ve got audio. motherjones.com/politics/2011/…
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

Did the Koch brothers really compare Obama to Saddam Hussein? Listen to audio of their secret dark-money confab! motherjones.com/politics/2011/…
Brendan Nyhan
BrendanNyhanBrendan Nyhan

by ezraklein

The costs of campaign finance reform: “In 2010… non-party outside spending eclipsed party spending” http://j.mp/qHLBHk
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

Where have we seen this before? RT @MittRomney: My economic policy team – Glenn Hubbard, Gregory Mankiw, @JimTalent & Vin Weber.
Andrew Ross Sorkin
andrewrsorkinAndrew Ross Sorkin

I wonder whether the IPO window will remain open this fall: Carlyle Files for an I.P.O.: nyti.ms/qJUnFz
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The Virginian earthquake could trigger a bigger shake-up in disaster precautions at nuclear-power stations in America econ.st/pfsrxq
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

The economic crisis has become a political crisis: wapo.st/r2Gvjv
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Happy Tuesday ^_^ RT @krikOrianm: @octavianasr And do not hesitate to say to one another: ”I Notice” you.😀
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Love and Science : A New Dimension To Life bit.ly/qMf57N #Love #Inspiration v @AmitV_Tweets
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it.” ~ Voltaire #quote
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“The Girl from Trails End.” Devastating account of the Cleveland, Texas, gang rape (Kathie Dobie, @GQMagazine) lgrd.co/pyNUCR
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Turkey, #Israel escalating relations: Erdogan announces more sanctions on Israel RT @FRANCE24: f24.my/qAIoMT
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The voice of experience: Mintimer Shaimiyev in conversation, Oleg Pavlov goo.gl/fb/CgJo9
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The Power of Noticing twrt.me/0pzieu via @AngelaMaiers
Andrew Ross Sorkin
andrewrsorkinAndrew Ross Sorkin

My column this week: The Fallacy Behind Tax Holidays: nyti.ms/r91tUw
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Palestinian statehood. A bad bill for everyone econ.st/o9SmcD
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Tesco: Homeplus Subway Virtual Store RT @NatachaQS: post.ly/35Kq3
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Food-price inflation has made trustbusters twitchy econ.st/pobaDF
Andrew Ross Sorkin
andrewrsorkinAndrew Ross Sorkin

Back to work on a rainy morning. From now until the Christmas holidays is always a sprint. Given the markets, we’ll be running even faster.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Leak Offers Look at Efforts by #USA to Spy on #Israel – NYTimes nyti.ms/qwGg3A v @Shoq
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The net of hatred: after Utøya, Thomas Hylland Eriksen goo.gl/fb/jKHZE
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The dinner-party revolution, Keith Kahn-Harris goo.gl/fb/Lqrwl
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

Europe’s Armenian policy: the cost of indulgence, Armen Haykyan goo.gl/fb/ScLYN
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

A new company has designed an algorithm that estimates when a successor to a specific gadget will be rolled out econ.st/pzUIqk
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Senate Republicans are attempting to push Obama into adopting their pro-Wall Street stance on financial reform econ.st/r0BbeT
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Twitter: Let the Information Wash Over You – Scott Hanselman bit.ly/mQd3Y6 v @TweetSmarter
Stephanie Dloniak
StephDloniakStephanie Dloniak

Fun stuff while in Oz: Skeleton of Ned Kelly, Australian Outlaw and Folk Hero, Is Identified: nyti.ms/mWv99Q
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The parties in Spain agree on a German-style constitutional deficit cap econ.st/pjd5Cj
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

‘The Fatal Distraction.’ By Paul Krugman – NYTimes nyti.ms/qXaifX v @rocketman528
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

Four @ScienceBlogs move on to preserve their pseudonymity. cultureofscience.com/2011/09/05/fou… Worth following to new homes. via @Sheril_
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

At last, the Greek government and the opposition agree about something econ.st/rqN8ug
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Good Morning / Good Night -> #Dubai this morning @05:30 am RT @samerjay: bit.ly/nyW13K #photography
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you just the same.” ~ Elbert Hubbard #quote v @Catalyst303 @LoriMoreno
Steven Pinker
sapinkerSteven Pinker

by carlzimmer

See my review of Roy Baumeister & John Tierney’s book “Willpower” in the New York Times: nyti.ms/qGJIyu
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Gotta say, @Graffiato. That was delicious.
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

.@tavitulle‘s teen site @RookieMag debuts with high school advice from @josswhedon lgrd.co/ntNIz0 v. @jeremyzilar #longreads
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

It’s a LONG night at the #USOpen.. Great women’s #tennis now and even greater men’s tennis ahead ^_^
Steve Martin
SteveMartinToGoSteve Martin

Starting new dietary plan with the Huguenots.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Our fiscal crisis may have been less severe if governments had responded properly to the excess demand for safe assets econ.st/r3fZfM
Bill Maher
billmaherBill Maher

Worth remembering on Labor Day Americans get fewer vacation days than anyone else in the world -cuz its better 2b miserable than socialists!
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Robert Gates Says #Israel Is an Ungrateful Ally: Jeffrey Goldberg – Bloomberg bloom.bg/pMNHS3 #USA v @MEXCAN22
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

On Racism in America: Dogs bark, but the caravan moves on! – My latest blog post bit.ly/nZnTPQ
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Europe’s economy is on the brink of recession. The situation threatens to grow very ugly very quickly econ.st/qOrtBO
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Gorgeous sunset indeed.. Thanks for sharing🙂 RT @jasonhiner: instagr.am/p/MSzrL/ #photography
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Mounting tensions between #Israel & #Turkey -> Israelis detained in #Istanbul feedzil.la/rd2YtE
Susan Elaine Cooper
BuzzEditionSusan Elaine Cooper

by octavianasr

I gave @octavianasr +K about journalism on @klout klout.com/octavianasr/to…
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Mr. Biggs in the City-Children’s Book Review and #GIVEAWAY ! twrt.me/igj8lt via @thedomesticexec
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

While certain languages use “to be” for both permanent and temporary states, others have a more complex structure econ.st/q7BIsN
C-SPAN2's BookTV
BookTVC-SPAN2’s BookTV

by MMFlint

@ 6:30p ET @BookTV an interview from @BookExpoAmerica w/ Michael Moore @MMFlint on his soon-to-be released memoir http://ow.ly/6jQcU
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

For all its decentralised charm, the internet remains a top-down affair when it comes to security econ.st/nLIXzV
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Jacques Chirac’s corruption trial moves ahead despite his absence due to ill health econ.st/oZ3Hj7
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

In Arab Protests, Oil Role Defies Simple Explanations , Jaffar Al-Rikabi goo.gl/fb/yBHyf
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

‘Aftershock’ Book Predicts Economic Disaster Amid Controversy bit.ly/oKO5VU $$
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Russian Away nyti.ms/nWg5Fn
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

South Africa’s government is upset by its own failure over #Libya econ.st/nNIq3y
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Fourteen words that can increase voter turnout by over 10 percentage points? bit.ly/qwbXyu
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The New Road to Europe: Ways Out of the Hydra-headed Crisis, Mary Kaldor goo.gl/fb/H3Zrb
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The Evolution of Ticker Symbols – Forbes onforb.es/nLi9zL $$
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

A confident prediction made by a political expert carries both an advantage and a danger econ.st/nhydNS
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Nice! MT @veritaz: @octavianasr i believe in ‘1’ rule/law/practice for/to all. I’m Christian & ‘ve done my hardest praying for MENA FF ppl
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Very TRUE! RT @taniamehanna: @octavianasr Brilliant as usual! Unfortunatly it applies 2 many countries & not only under the title of racism!
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@
@octavianasr sent comment – but there is no profile for people who don’t want to use pre-fab or don’t have website-so couldn’t sign it.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Symbolic AND Serious -> #Egypt builds wall around #Israel embassy – FRANCE 24 f24.my/n3ifzB
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@CarlZimmer – looked up parasites “This page is not included in any classifications that are browsable in EOL.”
The New Yorker
NewYorkerThe New Yorker

by ariannahuff

David Remnick: how #9/11 “reordered and distorted” the past decade: nyr.kr/ns5DXX
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Racism in America – My NEW Annahar column [English] bit.ly/nZnTPQ
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

نحو مستقبل أكثر إشراقاً للجميع /  بقلم أوكتافيا نصر My NEW Annahar column [Arabic] ‎bit.ly/rdfYP0
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The road to Europe: What did not work? An interview with Giuliano Amato, Giuliano Amato and… goo.gl/fb/MakJB
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Daily chart: An alternative indicator points to a slowing world economy econ.st/r9MA0n
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Adam Moss is a smart man: nyti.ms/qTFSjr
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Great read -> “Calling stocks is like predicting an argument with your spouse” – Forbes onforb.es/q8yW0G $$
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

Optimistic article says we are tired of fear bit.ly/r5DdLk @OpenDemocracy
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

A new American reality, Andrew Stroehlein goo.gl/fb/g6nxE
Mark Thoma
MarkThomaMark Thoma

by ariannahuff

“The Worst Possible Idea at the Worst Possible Time” bit.ly/phq2iq
ThinkProgress
thinkprogressThinkProgress

by ariannahuff

The US has about the same number of jobs today as in 2000 but 30 million more people thkpr.gs/osggMK #happylaborday
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

“Collectively, connected humans will be capable of things we cannot imagine right now.” – Kevin Kelly kk.org/thetechnium/ar… (via @DailyDish)
Ryan Lizza
RyanLizzaRyan Lizza

by ariannahuff

“High taxes” “reg burden” “tax uncertainty” not holding back economy. Q can b answered empirically; not he said, she said. http://www.bit.ly/oUS0mz
Encyclopedia of Life
eolEncyclopedia of Life

by carlzimmer

EOLv2 is now LIVE. Come visit! http://ow.ly/6lHfS
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

At home with the Qaddafis. Photographs of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi’s former luxurious lifestyle econ.st/nu9MPd
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Thank you! @mollyziske: One week til they ship me my new @MMFlint book. Pre-ordered and counting the days.
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

On the Inadequacy of the Stimulus nyti.ms/nTABlX
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Emirati Jalal @Binthaneya to walk to Makkah for special needs children. RT @AbdulHamidAhmad: j.mp/qJ80u5
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

The Beatings Must Continue nyti.ms/rimr1M
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Who did Barack Obama nominate to be his next chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers? Take our weekly quiz at: econ.st/piW5OR
Imad Bazzi
TrellaLBImad Bazzi

by octavianasr

I can’t believe am using my blackberry to tweet from detention police is so stupid I will be deported at 5 egypt time
Sonja Jo
Sonja_JoSonja Jo

by octavianasr

@
@octavianasr Hello, according to @AlMasryAlYoum_E yes, it’s true @TrellaLB was arrested. almasryalyoum.com/en/node/492501
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Egypt: More on #Lebanon blogger @TrellaLB@Forbidden_Truth: Latest update, sort of confirmed, but maybe not 100%: almasryalyoum.com/en/node/492501
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

On @TrellaLB‘s #Egypt detention -> “@AlaaChehayeb yes this is confirmed.. i got an sms from his own egyptian mobile number” #TrellaArrested
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Blogger Imad Bazzi denied entry into #Egypt, deported back to #Lebanon [Arabic] RT @LaKueen: http://j.mp/oyoMRB #TrellaArrested
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Egypt: Is this confirmed? Any updates? MT @funmoi: Lebanese blogger @TrellaLB arrested at the Cairo’s Airport today. #TrellaArrested
Fareed Zakaria
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria

Enjoy the day off! One thing that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with #US growth is our brutal work schedule. bit.ly/mVozrd.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Indonesian lawmaker Muhammad Nazaruddin faces corruption charges, but the scandal spreads far and wide beyond him econ.st/q6IVIb
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Enivrez-vous d’#Amour! RT @parizot: Exceptionnel ! Enivrez-vous ! (Baudelaire par S. Reggiani) http://ow.ly/6l9rb #poésie #sublime #vie
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

Moscow attempts to elbow Strasbourg aside, Anna Sevortian goo.gl/fb/lCY5J
Fareed Zakaria
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria

How many people in #China have studied #English as a second language? We’ve got this and 9 more questions up here: bit.ly/qc4EQC.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Policies aiming to compensate for differences of physical attractiveness can edge onto a slippery slope econ.st/nPP63N
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@CarlZimmer points to fantastic rev of $8,000 audio cable – 37% of CONSUMPTION.now by top 5% incomes-funny review amzn.to/n7b9In
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

“The fact some of the mix in the Libyan movement are less than attractive is part of this same messy reality” bit.ly/mZIOfA
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“I notice YOU” -> The Power of Noticing bit.ly/nNplsu #Twitter #SM
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@
@octavianasr The more “human” the con, the less human the process. Jobs lose authority, scripts prepare for robots.
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

Computer products are beginning to develop a new psychology – ““I see – I want – I Get”. What this will do to an already impulse society ???
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The Australian government hits a legal roadblock on #immigration econ.st/oLkteb
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

For Brands, Being Human Is The New Black | Fast Company bit.ly/oeXzdG
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The new Amazon Kindle may be looking to challenge Apple’s dominance of the tablet market econ.st/qQAsYQ
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

Libya: the revolution-intervention dynamic, Martin Shaw goo.gl/fb/qEPF6
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

Eritrea: the politics of food security, Selam Kidane goo.gl/fb/O3tMP
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

August 1990: a very British coup , Geoff Andrews goo.gl/fb/F9cSW
Bill Maher
billmaherBill Maher

Jesus, Jerry Lewis cld be a HUNDRED and 85 it wld be better than this Labor Day telethon – its like doing Xmas without Santa Claus
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Some conservatives are looking to push the prison system into what looks like a more liberal direction econ.st/o7fqel
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

37 HDR Photos of Churches That Rock bit.ly/pzyh7k #photography
kelly_carlin
kelly_carlinkelly_carlin

by MMFlint

Help us get my dad’s old block (500 W. 121st) in NY changed to George Carlin St. w/ this petition. xoxo tinyurl.com/3e9tqp9
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Obama announces that he no longer wants the EPA to require that states comply with new restrictions on air pollution econ.st/o3Tkcy
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

I’m flicking between Bourne Ultimatum and Children of Men. Two movies with high-minded car chases.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

43 Nicely-Timed Photos of Surfers bit.ly/otx5lm #photography
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Efficiency isn’t necessarily an airline’s top priority during the boarding process econ.st/rtjyJZ
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Here’s a rare BobSeger song fr Vietnam era (hard to find, not on iTunes): “2+2=?” youtube.com/watch?v=487t88…
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Bob Seger’s great anti-Iraq War song “No More” youtube.com/watch?v=mejiCY…
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

This photo really deserves a caption contest. yfrog.com/mejl3vj (via @drgrist)
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

Octavia’s Website and Blog – really good! bit.ly/Nwiii bit.ly/9cYv1p
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Ground Zero plus ten. The wounds are healing slowly-but they are healing econ.st/ofrmnK #sept11
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Cool new images of Mars but, JPL scientist says, just you wait – latimes.com lat.ms/o8PzjR @rocketman528
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Enjoying watching the Tigers right now taking batting practice against the White Sox (16-0 in the 6th). And Bob Seger’s at the game! Cool.
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

After 9/11: “The Survivor Who Saw the Future for Cantor Fitzgerald.” @susannecraig, @NYTimes lgrd.co/qNJBXq v @joycekthomas @hriefs
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

This is Europe-focused, but it’s the best single article I’ve read on the current phase of the economic crisis: http://j.mp/pZvG4k
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Egyptians anxious about third #Mubarak trial session, this time unaired – Ahram Online bit.ly/pjGFyg v @Sonja_Jo #Egypt
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Egypt: #Mubarak is the best #Arab leader since Nasser, say #Kuwait lawyers | Al-Masry Al-Youm bit.ly/pJNDGc
Geoff Hammond
GeoffreyHammondGeoff Hammond

by carlzimmer

@
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

BBC Vandals attack Rome monuments. And the Ostrogoths and Visigoths are close behind.
kim g.
awopkim g.

by octavianasr

The show tonight was off the damn hook The Honeycutters were sounding HOT! @octavianasr will touch your heart and mind bit.ly/rjpY5u
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@ariannahuff The truth about Rick Perry-a Snake Oil huckster. He looks like one-even more when he is off guard.And that’s what he’s selling.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

I LIKE!!! RT @mashable: “Twitter Terrorists” Could Get 30 Years in Prison – on.mash.to/rkApVw
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

Actually Perry makes us see clearly what is being sold — Snake Oil.
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

My facebook winner PatriciaHowe will give her $1K 2 animalrescue in Evanston http://j.mp/oA3R7r in honor of her dog Harry http://j.mp/pIPhqu
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

When I see Rick Perry I am reminded of a turn of the century novel. A Medicine show huckster. Is this what we really are? @richardwolffedc
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Hurricane Irene was worse than you thought. It may end up being one of the ten costliest disasters in American history econ.st/nuwxdH
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

The Fatal Distraction nyti.ms/pG2i2S
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

Ah! Know your place — How did we let this racist obscenity loose again. Put it back in its cage. Who ARE we? @richardwolffedc
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@
@octavianasr @mathewi obsol2-’60 minutes’ with Assange, interviewer terrified he might say anything approving. CBS tradition-Hah!
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@
@octavianasr @mathewi obsolte? What I notice is that while papers always cowtowed to the powers, in TV it is more grotesquely obscene.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The End of Silicon Valley gizmo.do/noT5eg v @tatn @proftran
Tushar Rae
tusharraeTushar Rae

by longreads

Soliciting favorite 9/11 articles from over the years. Hist. of Al-Qaeda and Taliban. #Longreads encouraged. For my high school students.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Linux celebrates its 20th anniversary, Amazon looks to the tablet market and Google gets caught in a scandal econ.st/pKuTHi
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“How AT&T Conquered the 20th Century.” @MatthewLasar, @arstechnica lgrd.co/oPrW9g (not single-page) v. @mixdevil66 #longreads
Richard Wolffe
richardwolffedcRichard Wolffe

Yeah right @commentary. Nothing to do with race. When Limbaugh told Boehner to “put this guy in his place” he just meant the White House.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Is #journalism as we know it becoming obsolete? By @mathewi — GiGaom bit.ly/oRGT2L
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Expropriation in Zimbabwe. A new plan to wreck one of Africa’s unluckiest countries econ.st/oFmsVA
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Hubpages Changes In Comment Sections and YouTube Uploads twrt.me/dzs6kh via @DebbyBruck
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Is the growth of manufacturing really the most important step to economic activity? econ.st/nWA2NA
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The Guy Who Hates #Twitter and Everything Else.. RT @adamsconsulting: bit.ly/p1b6N
Fareed Zakaria
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria

The average European gets about 3x as many days of paid vacation as his counterpart in America. globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/04/hey…
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@
@ezraklein jaywalking – ah Scandinavia
Yemen Activist
Yemen4ChangeYemen Activist

by octavianasr

#Yemeni bloggers, we only have 1-day to push for the attention of the media to Sept. 6th expected protest in #Yemen
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

‘The 5 percent of Americans with the highest incomes now account for 37 percent of all consumer purchases’ Moody’s Analytics
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The Maghreb’s sole country to resist reform is rattled by #Libya’s revolution econ.st/oxwMDS
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

“Miracle or mirage – what’s the truth about Rick Perry’s Texas?” guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep…
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Do Happier People Work Harder? – NYTimes nyti.ms/pLk9pT
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Back from Sao Paulo, lunch at The Dutch. Soft scrambled eggs served in a soup bowl…. Heaven!
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

With internet connectivity becoming ubiquitous, white-collar workers are finding it harder to disconnect from the job econ.st/pXrVJi
Nouriel Roubini
NourielNouriel Roubini

by ariannahuff

Greece sliding as austerity makes the recession worse @Simon_Nixon: Huge anger at Greek backsliding. What 2 do if continues to miss targets?
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

A Different Pulse of Politics: It’s Time for a Radical SNP Vision for Scotland, Gerry Hassan goo.gl/fb/yN3dC
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

The lack of jaywalking in Seattle is really freaking me out.
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Thank u, USA Today writer: @lindsdee: Lovely interview with @MMFlint about his new short story collection/memoir ‘Here Comes Trouble’
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

Can someone gather all the great customer review pages on Amazon, like this one for $8k audio cables? amazon.com/AudioQuest-K2-… via @LanguageLog
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

THe Belgian case for anarchy: wapo.st/nbaw51
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Journal Economics nyti.ms/nblIma
Brian Beutler
brianbeutlerBrian Beutler

by ezraklein

“Some of us” is a really long way of saying “I”.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Libya: Media on the frontlines of revolution – Listening Post – Al Jazeera English aje.me/nIfXKj
Wall Street Journal
WSJWall Street Journal

by ariannahuff

At least 45 people died from Hurricane Irene. Here are some of their stories: on.wsj.com/o6kIMZ
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Zombies on ABC nyti.ms/pqtcGj
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

The Supply-side Virus nyti.ms/qgu1S7
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

Reconstructing 2-million-year-old hominin skin: John Hawks describes a new open-science project. johnhawks.net/malapa/announc… #arseniclife
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

Imagine New York City with all the skyscrapers designed by Frank Gehry. @ariannahuff @octavianasr
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

A question for language-learners: what have been your most depressing moments along the path to fluency? econ.st/qaBk5e
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Here’s the official tally: debates about the scheduling of a jobs speech, 1; jobs created in the last quarter, 0. huffingtonpost.com/arianna-huffin…
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

What’s Your Joy Trigger? huffingtonpost.com/margaret-wheel…
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Comedian Speaking Before Palin In Iowa Calls Liberals ‘Special Needs Children’ – TPMDC bit.ly/pWbGW3
Fareed Zakaria
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria

Right now on GPS, the state of women in the world; my first non-human guest; and two great artists – Frank Gehry and Platon.
The Onion
TheOnionThe Onion

by ariannahuff

A Tea party congressman sees only one solution to raging wildfire in his district: massive tax cuts. onion.com/qFw73W #OnionReview
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

“Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult” truth-out.org/goodbye-all-re…
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Alan Krueger is nominated to head the Council of Economic Advisers econ.st/nwE9q6
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

How to live with an overvalued currency econ.st/ohpwJc
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

Why the Euro is a force of political centralisation, Tony Curzon Price goo.gl/fb/alSnT
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Expecting Too Much? twrt.me/puptvq via @ImSimplyDebbie
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

Resisting the Riot Fearmongers: lessons from 1958 and beyond, Steven Hirschler goo.gl/fb/El7sa
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The president of Nigeria is facing a growing terrorist threat econ.st/qn6qza
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The world’s largest asset manager has done well out of the crisis. What now? econ.st/rgM0dl
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Obama’s attempts to strike a new tone in relations with Latin America face new obstacles from Republicans in Congress econ.st/qip1yy
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

What lies behind a push to change the rules on abortion counseling in the UK econ.st/q375vu
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

A few days ago, I wrote a note to myself to put up a blog post on “interest weakness.” I have no idea what this could refer to.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Banks in #Greece are banding together. Even that may not save them econ.st/oEZzIw
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

A straight-talker takes over in Japan, but can he overcome the crisis of governability? econ.st/piYCPX
Steve Martin
SteveMartinToGoSteve Martin

Is it Labor Day or Christmas?
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

In Britain, public bodies may be found guilty of corporate manslaughter if their wards die while under their care econ.st/nOOfNn
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Regulators are considering forcing companies to change their auditors econ.st/pOTXmv
Ryan Avent
ryanaventRyan Avent

by ezraklein

Sunday reading — an op-ed adapted from the new book: nytimes.com/2011/09/04/opi…
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

New Hampshire’s primary is the best at predicting the general election, plus two more interesting papers from #APSA11: wapo.st/rrXBE3
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

How well do progressives understand the workings of the political universe? econ.st/qvQfNk
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Plans for a new high-speed rail link rest on mistaken assumptions about Britain’s economic geography econ.st/oacOUF
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

Q&A w/ scientist w/ new movie “Contagion” [via @stevesilberman ] bit.ly/oVRbHk Here’s my profile in the Times: nytimes.com/2010/11/23/sci…
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Tune in! MT @awop: Tom night @awopradio #asheville ‘s own The Honeycutters & Int’l Journo @octavianasr we gonna rock u! bit.ly/rjpY5u
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report – Week of September 3rd 2011, Mark Weiss goo.gl/fb/56zdH
AWOP Radio
awopradioAWOP Radio

by octavianasr

Tomorrow night @awopradio it’s #asheville ‘s own The Honeycutters & Int’l Journo @octavianasr we gonna rock u! bit.ly/rjpY5u #p2
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Hmmm. Perhaps I should try going RSS-less for a week. bit.ly/qEWSec
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

@daleof: @carlzimmer It’d be too much like taking her seriously.” Others do, so it’s valuable to explain why she’s so wrong.
carlzimmer
carlzimmercarlzimmer

Someone on the Internet is WRONG! wnd.com/index.php?page… Can’t decide if it’s worth blogging about Ms. Coulter again. Life is short.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

It is uncertain how soon or how fast the oil will start gurgling again in #Libya econ.st/qTTSWG
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

“May Darwin bless you!” on.wsj.com/qIbaNh
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The Two Best Mindset Tips I’ve Ever Heard twrt.me/qwdkx4 via @newbizblogger
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The Libyans must control their own destiny, albeit with some help from their friends econ.st/n3vZTS
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#CIA and #MI6 helped #Gaddafi on dissidents: Human Rights Watch RT @Reuters: reut.rs/nJWLwG #Libya
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Liverpool. A city’s bid to revive its fortunes through the local and the global econ.st/oWj04l
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“Be warmed with love, for only love exists. Where is intimacy except in giving and receiving?” Rumi #quote v @BelovedRUMI
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Most trending: The Air Transport Rating Agency has named the ten safest airlines in the world econ.st/p1fKqd
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Must read: Jason Linkins on Rick Perry and Cameron Todd Willingham: huff.to/rnAPEB
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

We’ve been trying the GOP’s “drill, baby, drill” approach, and it’s simply not working. dailykos.com/story/2011/08/…
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Mahmoud Abbas to give “important” speech on importance of UN statehood bid – WAFA RT @KMFlower: http://ow.ly/6kDWS #Palestine #UNGA
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

KAL’s cartoon: The American and Euro-zone economy. Could this be a slow recovery? econ.st/q93e6y
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

Most Popular #Longreads, last 7 days: Steve Jobs (v. @brainpicker) + @Guardian, Haruki Murakami in @NewYorker lgrd.co/mJZKxF
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

The Austerity Economy nyti.ms/nktNwe
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Broken Windows, Ozone, and Jobs nyti.ms/p1GEN9
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Gay military magazine coming to US bases RT @FRANCE24: f24.my/qDOgoV
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

High-speed rail lines rarely pay their way. Britain’s government should ditch its plan to build one econ.st/nqqAQQ
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“Frank’s Story.” Former Olympic runner Frank Shorter speaks out about his father’s abuse (@runnersworld) lgrd.co/qOOw23 #longreads
Richard Wolffe
richardwolffedcRichard Wolffe

The always outstanding Martin Wolf of the FT on today’s dismal economy: on.ft.com/q6XN8v
Maria Popova
brainpickerMaria Popova

by longreads

Can you say…”Hero”? – this 1998 Esquire profile of Mr. Rogers is one of my all-time favorite #longreads http://j.mp/nOvJ2E
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“A Portis Reader.” Julie Cline, @LAReviewofBooks, on the True Grit author’s work lgrd.co/qqj1yF #longreads
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Lead pollution has caused a lasting public-health blight in Mexico econ.st/nDtMys
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The #Costco king checks out – WaPo wapo.st/nC45Iz
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

In emerging markets, Marx’s revolutionary bourgeoisie finds its voice again econ.st/oaj4kw
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

🙂 RT @mediatwit: My favorite magazine promo tagline ever: “The Nation. Not Owned by Rupert Murdoch.” pic.twitter.com/ZndBWMl
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Business in Sierra Leone. The long and winding road econ.st/ozLwVj
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Haitham al-Maleh, 81, a lifetime of resistance in #Syria – By Sharif Abdel Kouddous bit.ly/mOTGan
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Bars that are empty and unloved in Seattle would be hailed and packed in DC.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Serbian policy towards Kosovo and the European Union is in deep trouble econ.st/oBAaiV
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Stop Procrastinating and Start Living Your Life twrt.me/dv4z4u via @RaisingSkaters
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The African Union has dismally failed to help the continent’s starving people econ.st/n3dNeg
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“AOL Values” RT @paulcarr: yfrog.com/hs84fezj
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Great line from Midnight In Paris: “The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair, but to find an antidote to the emptiness of existence”
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The EU’s currency crisis takes its toll on the ruling coalition in Germany econ.st/nnrWOh
Rachel Maddow Show
MaddowAuxRachel Maddow Show

Video: Day of Destruction, Decade of War – Al Qaeda recruits against U.S. resentment: NBC News chief forei… on.msnbc.com/nLhRpg
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The Land of the In-Betweens: When Lovers Aren’t Lovers Anymore! RT @namaste_vayo: ow.ly/1eevsT
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Will it be another century before female bosses in Britain earn the same as men? econ.st/p9TQFB
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Do you Live on Someday Isle? twrt.me/oltwe1 via @janetcallaway
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

TPM’s @BrianBeutler http://j.mp/oGf73P Joe Romm of @ClimateProgress http://j.mp/qYdtPp on POTUS pulling rug out from new Smog regulations
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

Worst Persons Video up: http://j.mp/naZ11T Including what to say when gun nuts bring up 2nd Amendment
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#PositiveThurs ~ What a great idea! ~ storify.com bit.ly/nAYNDN v @Nikki2987
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

‘Actually, Tim, We Don’t All Have “Different” Standards’ By @paulcarr on the CrunchFund – TechCrunch tcrn.ch/p2DNE3
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Jeff Bezos’ spaceship fails during test flight  – ajc.com bit.ly/nAyubP
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

See Rachel and Richard on the depth of moral corruption in our involvement with torture – why wouldn’t Obama prosecute?
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Chile air force plane disappears with 21 aboard RT @FRANCE24: f24.my/qkJb2m
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

How Many Hours a Day Are you on Social Media? twrt.me/g8ea88 via @janetcallaway
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Joe Stiglitz: “The Price of 9/11” bit.ly/qRGoJk
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Pt. 2- Tree of Life, Sarah’s Key, Beginners, The Help, Buck, The Guard, The Names of Love, The Double Hour, Queen to Play, Another Earth.
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Pt 1-If u missed these this summer, here’s a good way to spend LaborDayWknd: Midnight in Paris, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Trip…
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

Live: @WayneSlater on Palin’s self-destruction and Perry’s deflation.
Phil McNulty
philmcnultyPhil McNulty

by octavianasr

Steed Malbranque retires from football to look after his son, who has been diagnosed with cancer. If we need perspective it is right there.
Eugene Robinson
Eugene_RobinsonEugene Robinson

In a cloud over ozone – The Washington Post wapo.st/r06FUZ
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

Live: Matthew Schofield on the Ishaqi massacre.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Syria: Thousands in Khaldieh protest #Assad regime [Video] – LATimes RT @debmorello: latimesblogs.latimes.com/babylonbeyond/…
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

Live: @BrianBeutler on the President overruling his own EPA
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Generation #Limbo? -> Recent College Graduates Wait for Their Real Careers to Begin – NYTimes nyti.ms/oPnrKn
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

RT @momofuku: #ssambar chefs present their take on the menus from the 1939 world’s fair goo.gl/QUmDa > Want.
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlugLast: Hides behind 2nd Amendment gun excuse, which I will eviscerate, for once and for all, tonight on Countdown, 8PM EDT
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug6: Three Thurber fables, one done in Dick Cheney’s voice. Worsts: PIMA County GOP chief doubles down on Glock raffle…
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug5: @WayneSlater joins me on Palin’s self-destruction, Perry’s deflation, and the million punchlines to Palin at a Knowledge Forum
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug4: Cheney, Fox News polls, tell Palin to get lost, stay lost. She heads for World Knowledge Forum (she’s the “before” picture)
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug3: Leaked UN cables show ’06 “action at Ishaqi” was a massacre; threatens US-Iraq relations but might get our troops home sooner
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug2: Shows power of convictions by announcing it on the least-covered news day of year. w/ @BrianBeutler and Joe Romm @ClimateProgres
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug1: What the HELL is going on in the White House? President overrules own EPA to roll back improved Smog regulations.
Al Gore
algoreAl Gore

Energy efficient homes sell faster and for higher prices: bit.ly/pbuKdn
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

Put the GOP on trial for treason – interfering with the right to vote etc.
Alan Grayson
AlanGraysonAlan Grayson

Raise $100,000? Check. Raise $200,000? Done. Raise $300,000? Let’s do it! Contribute and Follow our Progress @ http://www.CongressmanWithGuts.com
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

3 Easy Ways To Get Back On Track twrt.me/m0txai via @lorirtaylor
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Sure thing🙂 let’s work on dates! RT @dalalmawad: AMEJA @columbiajourn chapter would love to host @octavianasr as a speaker. let us know!
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Ari Berman on “The GOP War on Voting” bit.ly/r4wHja
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Karma by @moorehn RT @MktplaceRadio: Three years after bailing out banks, the feds are trying to punish them mktplc.org/qOxNEH
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Hey #APSA11 types: join me and the Monkey Cage folks at the Diller Room tonight after 9! bit.ly/mQUcfN
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

What Josh says: it’s not left vs right, it’s essentially everybody on 1 side, GOP and DC pundits on the other. bit.ly/n74eFb
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

‘Memo to Gladwell: Social media helps activism, and here’s how’ By @mathewi RT @zSafwan: fstk.it/jx47L v @FasTake
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

“Austerity Is Killing Europe’s Recovery” bit.ly/q92ub4
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Social media giants woo traditional journalists – IJNet bit.ly/oUPPRw v @NatashaTynes
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Meanwhile, in Europe nyti.ms/qmdDOL
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

US regulator to sue banks over subprime mortgage losses – BBC RT @TheNewsBlotter: bbc.in/qyLNyU
The Last Word
TheLastWordThe Last Word

by richardwolffedc

Tonight, @RBReich, @EzraKlein, @maghabepolitico and @richardwolffedc join the show. We’ll talk zero jobs growth and preview the GOP debate.
kelly oxford
kellyoxfordkelly oxford

by MMFlint

Trying on clothing at H&M reminds me that children are terrible at sewing.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Thousands of ANC’s Youth League members ran amok in Johannesburg, hurling bottles and stones at police and journalists econ.st/qveFJO
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Talking job numbers — or lack thereof — on @thelastword tonight with @lawrence and @RBReich.
Nate Silver
fivethirtyeightNate Silver

by ezraklein

Since start of recession, nonfarm payrolls report has come in below economists’ expectations on 28 of 45 occasions.
Meghan Bartels
meghanbartelsMeghan Bartels

by longreads

Honored to be featured in this week’s @longreads newsletter! See my picks at bit.ly/nsQwS6
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Money can’t buy me Love twrt.me/vv5w55 via @Catalyst303
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Great Quora thread on the affinity Jews have for Chinese food: b.qr.ae/qD2Phj
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

This is the clearest chart I’ve seen on how the long-term deficit problem is all health care: wapo.st/p28ygY
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @ppppolls: Perry does 1 pt worse than Romney vs Obama in KY, 2 in OH, 3 in IA, 5 in VA/NC/WI, 6 in CO, 7 in SC, 8 in NV, 10 in MI
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

America does need a new fiscal stimulus according to the final vote in our debate. Do you agree? Join our discussion econ.st/oegc4y
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

The complete transcript from last night’s show is now available: bit.ly/nl0ui4
G.W. Schulz
GWSchulzCIRG.W. Schulz

by markos

Mere days after final rule on #9/11 Fund excludes cancer, study suggests Ground Zero firefighters at higher risk: nyti.ms/n890SU
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Social media editor role expands to include fighting misinformation during breaking #news – Poynter bit.ly/rrDxWu #SM
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

On Hardball in less than an hour. Topic: Bachmann, Palin, Perry-Rick. A Tea Party-a-trois.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @ggreenwald: Joe Trippi: now on the payroll of the regime in Bahrain: is.gd/g4s7i3 #LannyDavisDisease
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

At Abril, speaking about the future of digital media twitpic.com/6f1a3u
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @mattyglesias: Lax ozone regs will create jobs in the asthma-treatment sector, bend long-term health care costs with earlier deaths.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @OTOOLEFAN: Worse than the smog ruling, was Obama adopting GOP BS about regulations killing jobs. Who needs Republicans?
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

So naturally, GOP opposes. And now, seemingly, the WH too. RT @dailykos: EPA regulations create jobs, save lives bit.ly/n5GGMp
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @jedlewison: Look, everybody needs to chill out and take a deep breath (but not too deep, you might get a heart attack)
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

An alternative indicator points to a slowing world economy. Daily chart September 2nd econ.st/naMBdo
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Nice piece by NYT’s Jennifer Gonnerman: “Hope, Fear and Insomnia: Journey of a Jobless Man” nyti.ms/nlBOgX
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Strange that after Obama caved on smog, GOP reaction was just to ask for more concessions. #ironic #butnottowhitehouse
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

GOP voter suppression was never about fraud. is.gd/hHZd2i
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @daveweigel: With gas masks? MT @brianbeutler: “MoveOn members wondering how they can ever work for Obama’s re-election.”
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

American Lung Association has crazy radical notion that people should be able to breathe clean air. Files suit. is.gd/HePOkQ
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Pretty darn cute. RT @AdamHoyer Best sports-related marriage proposal ever? Best sports-related marriage proposal ever. bit.ly/oxnkmj
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“The God Clause and the Reinsurance Industry.” @BrendanHGreeley, @BW lgrd.co/qVM0iU v. @johnmcquaid #longreads
Justin Elliott
elliottjustinJustin Elliott

by markos

@
flashback: White House convinced enviros not to sue in ’09 by promising stronger ozone rules … wapo.st/qgx9Qh via @bradplumer
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Read @BradPlumer on why environmentalists feel so betrayed by the White House’s new smog rules: wapo.st/nudRgY
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

RT @motherjones Rick Perry’s Secret Progressive Legacy mojo.ly/prdi2g > #slatepitches
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @TAI_news: Santorum, NOM claim they are victims of a gay ‘jihad’ ainn.ly/pmhsjM #GOP2012 #lgbt #equality
Virtual_Yoga
Virtual_YogaVirtual_Yoga

by octavianasr

V @octavianasr “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” …
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“It’s risky.” said experience. “It’s pointless.” said reason. “Give it a try.” whispered the heart ~ Unknown v @adamsconsulting
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Off script, Texas Teabagger Republicans say federal investment in rail project will create jobs. is.gd/nGBMXx
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

At Abril headquarters with Manoel Lemos, Abril’s digital director twitpic.com/6f0cwt
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

At Abril headquarters, with some of their more than 50 magazines. twitpic.com/6f051d
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Why does this make me laugh? RT @Reuters Halliburton sues BP for defamation over Gulf oil spill is.gd/SuIzh8
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

As the first flush of liberation begins to fade in #Libya, differences between the new rulers may soon begin to widen econ.st/oMO2Hf
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

The asthma caucus! RT @dailykos: Republicans are thrilled that Obama killed smog regulations … now they want more bit.ly/oKQuZk
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

Real ouch. @TheFix assesses Herman Cain’s shot at the GOP nomination to be better than that of @newtgingrich in new weekly assessment.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Gathered at Lake Como, finance experts see choppy waters ahead, possibly another recession – WaPo wapo.st/rgEngU
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

House GOP, mission accomplished (graphic): is.gd/PM7GyA
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Mission accomplished: Tea party Republicans took the economy hostage and killed job growth dailykos.com/story/2011/09/…
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Big storm looking to hit Louisiana and Texas. I wonder if they’ll swear off federal aid for reconstruction
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

As an allergist? RT @Mattie96: .@markos @TPM But good news if you need a job.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @mreznicek01: @markos @TPM At least Darth Cheney is alright then.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @Albatross: Silver lining: We won’t violate air quality regs when we take torches and pitchforks to Wall Street
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @TPM: Bad news if you breathe air: tpm.ly/pRlDSw
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Only 2 #tcot‘ers applaud Obama’s dirty air cave. Apparently, they’re all waiting for Limbaugh’s talking points.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @LUCKYMW: @markos Hated those standards anyway, coughing builds character.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The Justice Department seeks to block AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile econ.st/oikyKT
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Like a frat prank? RT @tennisnetminder: @markos Everyone knows respiratory diseases are vastly underrated. They’re fun, actually.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @julied200: .@markos you’re shooting too low, that’s not the can-do American spirit. We should be aiming for emphysema!
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

No! RT @sbnation: Continuing our previews of all 32 NFL teams: Will 2011 be the year #Cowboys return to the playoffs? is.gd/yytRDk
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

The Conservative Hot Tub Time Machine nyti.ms/qJIYAT
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Two votes for asthma! RT @McShauno: @markos I am thrilled he dropped those standards. Now is now a good time.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @RyanLizza: On day WH kills ozone rule & 0 jobs report, WH sends this email: “Cleaner Air and a Stronger Economy-A Record of Success”
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Come on #tcot, just one of you is happy Obama will allow dirtier air?
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @shannynmoore: I miss the days when I could stand up for the environment without being chastised by Democrats. #p21 #REALLY
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @paulrauber: McCain wins after all! RT @SenJohnMcCain: President drops EPA rule – many of us strongly agree for the sake of the economy
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @LowkeyNJ: @markos Corporate profits are at an all time high, but dirtier air will save the economy!
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

We’ve got 1 “aye”. RT @MorningVapors: @markos I’m inserting the gratuitous sound of crickets for you #IDontThinkYoullHearBackisWhatImSayin
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Federal regulation has nothing to do with congress. MT @kasinca: @markos He is allowing more or just giving up trying?
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

We’ve got one vote for athsma. Anyone else? #tcot RT @Mattie96: @markos yes.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Dear #tcot, I’m curious — are you happy that Obama will now allow dirtier air?
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Markets in everything, including wackjob conspiracy theories about your work and influence: yfrog.com/kihaqqlj
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @emptywheel: One good thing for 0 jobs day: At least we’ve got SuperCongress all set up to cut! cut! cut! by Thanksgiving!
David Waldman
KagroXDavid Waldman

by markos

Austerity Powers: International Man of Misery
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @daveweigel: Number of Republicans celebrating government job reductions in statements today is surprisingly low
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Looking that way. RT @Adenovir: @markos What Boehner wanted was to tank the economy and hurt the president. Did he get 98% of that too?
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Boehner got 98% of what GOP wanted in debt talks. April budget deal was GOP victory. Result? Zero jobs.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Notice how job growth has slowed to nothing after House GOP imposed its agenda?
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Fatal Distraction nyti.ms/qc9KZg
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Suddenly, Republicans stop taking credit for jobs reports dailykos.com/story/2011/09/…
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

How’s that austerity looking right now?
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

RT @KagroX: Everybody chill out. I got this. And by “this,” I mean “asthma.”
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Thanks to everyone for the 500K fans on facebook…the name drawn for the $1000 check to your favorite charity is Patricia Howe of Chicago!
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Syria: Why Can’t the Syrian Opposition Get Along? – FP bit.ly/rkW0Yl v @ghazalairshad
daveweigel
daveweigeldaveweigel

by markos

You know what’ll get employers to hire people? A debate over a Balanced Budget Amendment.
daveweigel
daveweigeldaveweigel

by markos

More cancer = more screenings = more jobs! RT @jimtankersley: Obama pulls back proposed ozone standard. Wow.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

“Small government” Republicans, in action. is.gd/KFRcgj
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

So we’ve had one more debate about scheduling a jobs speech than we had jobs.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

If we don’t look for clarity, we’ll miss the rare opportunities when the path is clear and signs are staring in our face!
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

Our weekly Top 5 #Longreads email is coming shortly—sign up here lgrd.co/mgNV7d
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Why has Vancouver lost its top ranking as the most liveable city? econ.st/nIdWMC
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The Great Bank Robbery – Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Mark Spitznagel bit.ly/p7zyGS v @Nouriel
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

News Corp shuffles board, Murdoch earns $33 million – Reuters reut.rs/oeRteN
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“A lot of people and a lot of companies have made a lot of money off of 9/11.” @VillageVoice lgrd.co/qUa5kZ #longreads
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

That’s the thing about a weak economy: you’re more vulnerable to “bad luck,” and you notice it more because it’s not being offset by growth.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

11 #TED Must Watch Minutes -> Julia Bacha: Pay attention to #nonviolencebit.ly/omB9bY #Israel #Palestine v @fadig
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Most trending: Vancouver loses its crown as the most liveable city in the world to a pretender from Australia econ.st/nCEiAy
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The road to Europe: the return of the State, Grazia Ietto Gillies goo.gl/fb/iVWn9
Intelligentsia
intelligentpubIntelligentsia

by ariannahuff

@
@ariannahuff Free fact sheet on how insomnia affects women: bit.ly/roxqad.
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

QOTD: “You don’t expect someone who just spent four years in Ivy League schools to be on food stamps.” nyti.ms/qywolu
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Rare sea turtle saved from becoming a meal in #Egypt – WaPo RT @fadig: wapo.st/nfOrBf
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

THIS.. tickled me pink! #gratitude #ff RT @joshtpm: @octavianasr Totally deserved. I’m a big fan. Alert to all: follow @octavianasr
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

“U.S. Is Set to Sue a Dozen Big Banks Over Mortgages” nyti.ms/qdlxsX
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

September 11th, ten years on econ.st/pDflNe #sept11
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Can Obama create jobs using executive powers? Not really, reports @SuzyKhimm wapo.st/mOsUzF
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@rachelm22 Outcome of War on Terror. The Face of Fear goo.gl/fb/zW6Fq Open Democracy Amber Ansari (England)
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

‘Why I Wrote That Palestinian Terror Is Justified’ – By Larry Derfner RT @matttbastard: is.gd/aK1FmA #Israel #Palestine #Gaza
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Can Mitt Romney win? econ.st/o2Vg05
Derek Thompson
DKThompDerek Thompson

by ezraklein

With 25k more jobless, the official unemployment rate would have been 9.11% on 9/11
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“My Favorite Year.” @JPosnanski on memories of 1986 lgrd.co/pD7L30 v. @hriefs #longreads
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

So who is the congressman who will stand up and say the supercommittee doesn’t need to focus on jobs? wapo.st/obAGl2
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

August was a nerve-racking month for the world economy. September and October will be no better econ.st/nYR0E0
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Forget next week. Today would be a good day for a major new speech and plan on jobs.
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

New jobs? Sorry, we don’t have any of those.
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“CIA Shifts Focus to Killing Targets.” @washingtonpost lgrd.co/rq3oSA v. @mandywarhol #muckreads #longreads
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

[BREAKING] #EU adopts embargo on #oil imports from #Syria (diplomat) RT @FRANCE24: f24.my/qsBKvM
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

What’s the R.O.I? A Framework for Social #Analytics RT @FasTake: fstk.it/jkH07
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The Police, Notting Hill Carnival and the Permanent ‘State of Exception’, Aaron Peters goo.gl/fb/Q72v5
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Video: Researchers are using a beam of fake cosmic rays to see how real ones may help seed clouds econ.st/pWa2DS
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Salamat to a classy man with always great Tweets!! #ff RT @AbdulHamidAhmad: Friday morning coffee in Aley,Lebanon. lockerz.com/s/135062121
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#Turkey expels #Israel‘s ambassador, cuts military ties over lack of apology for #Gaza #flotilla raid RT @gulf_news: bit.ly/r3DT24
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“I just texted to say, I Love You!” ~ “The Best Date Ever?” -> Social Media and Your Relationship [VIDEO] on.mash.to/oqZ1Lu
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

One American teacher in China argues that the country’s schools aren’t teaching proper English—or even Chinese econ.st/oNYJ81
Sultan Al Qassemi
SultanAlQassemiSultan Al Qassemi

by richardengelnbc

Al Arabiya: Turkey expels the Israeli ambassador & suspends all military ties with Israel #Flotilla
Ivan Watson
IvanCNNIvan Watson

by richardengelnbc

Turkey downgrades diplomatic relations w/Israel, suspends all military agreements, doesn’t recognize Gaza blockade, will pursue action in UN
openDemocracy
openDemocracyopenDemocracy

The face of fear is most definitely brown, Amber Ansari goo.gl/fb/zW6Fq
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

10 Vital Ingredients For A Good Day twrt.me/cyyl3k via @TheTop10Blog
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

For the first time in decades, Brazil’s Marvellous City looks attractive for business econ.st/n4pkkQ
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Mesmerizing #Photo -> A bolt from the bleu… Dramatic moment thunderbolt lights up Eiffel Tower bit.ly/nQeCjp v @heykim
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

America’s cities are confronting climate change. They are also saving money econ.st/q6EvS6
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Yes, Ricky Santorum. You’re a bigot. gocl.me/n8iGiO
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

In many major international cities, the cost of a hotel room has grown. Moscow remains the most expensive econ.st/p6JPy7
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

If you were ever touched by #Autism.. READ -> On Being Articulate « Just Stimming… bit.ly/nmdnUb v @AspieJourno
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

“How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery #quote
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

What ails the political system is greater than one man, but Yoshihiko Noda can make a start econ.st/oyW50H
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Not looking forward to waking up at 530am for the August jobs number. It’s too early in the morning for bad news. #pacifictimeeasternjob
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

It’s done–a half-million facebook friends and followers! Thank u. The recipient of the $1,000 check for charity will be announced tomorrow.
Alain de Botton
alaindebottonAlain de Botton

The most unusual night you’ll be able to have next year: tinyurl.com/42u6yau
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Julian #Assange, founder of #WikiLeaks, on CBS @60minutes Sept 4. Watch a preview of the intvu bit.ly/omvGVh
WikiLeaks
wikileaksWikiLeaks

by octavianasr

Shining a light on 45 years of US “diplomacy”, it is time to open the archives forever. wikileaks.org/cablegate.html
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#WikiLeaks makes all its U.S. diplomatic cables public – The Charlotte Observer bit.ly/qy8KUv v @NajibCherif
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The Anatomy of a Fan (Infographic) – Moontoast bit.ly/pApYcZ v @xanpearson @jeanlucr
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Reducing the time planes spend at terminals could save airlines up to $100m a year econ.st/reLxZY
Steve Martin
SteveMartinToGoSteve Martin

Love to shake hands with the paparazzi when I have a bad cold.
Josh Marshall
joshtpmJosh Marshall

by octavianasr

Don’t know how she’s supporting herself but getting (unjustly) canned by CNN prolly best thing ever happened to@octavianasr great tweets
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

We talk Billo, Mrs Billo, Cops, $. @MaysoonZayid and me, video: http://j.mp/nCD6Ef
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Can You Really Find True Friends on Twitter? twrt.me/waphv1 via @ImSimplyDebbie
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

Jeff Madrick of @RooseveltInst and I implore POTUS to “think big be big, my friend” on jobs. Video: http://j.mp/nrXeDX
Rachel Maddow Show
MaddowAuxRachel Maddow Show

Video: Day of Destruction, Decade of War – A military deployed: NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard En… on.msnbc.com/r19wjr
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

Worst Persons: Steven Seagal and Joe Arpaio, @MicheleBachmann and Mike Shaw bit.ly/nY4MwE
Richard Engel
richardengelnbcRichard Engel

So first hour of#maddowengeldoc out there. Thanks for watching
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Cost to America from insomnia each year: $63 billion! huff.to/q27YEB
David Corn
DavidCornDCDavid Corn

A smaller carbon footprint@ WH. RT @AndyLevy Five #NASCAR Drivers Decline President Obama’s White House Invitation is.gd/C2GRMI
Nouriel Roubini
NourielNouriel Roubini

by ariannahuff

Greek still crossed at stolen Elgin marbles @FGoria: Parthenon? RTRS: Dutch fin min says sees possibilities for Greek collateral solution
David Leonhardt
DLeonhardtDavid Leonhardt

by ariannahuff

Jobs preview: 150+ = unexpected progress. 100-150=staying in place. 50-100=losing ground. 0-50=double-dip watch. < 0=double dip prob here.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

A new way to speed up passenger boarding of commercial airliners could save time and money econ.st/oYNyDR
Bill Maher
billmaherBill Maher

To the morons attacking #Chaz Bono for being on DWTS: we sure wldnt want a transgender person to taint a macho institution like DWTS!
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Northern Lights Dazzle – Image Gallery RT @Sannri: goo.gl/fb/ao77N via @wittich @MEXCAN22 #photography
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

I stalked Roger Ebert, made him mad, and then he changed my life forever. God bless him.
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

22 yrs ago tonight, the very first screening of my very first film (“Roger & Me”). There’s a funny story about it in “Here Comes Trouble.”
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Eric and Irene nyti.ms/rhWVk2
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@octavianasr @WLLegal “#CIA shifts focus to killing targets” The FUTURE of this is really scary.wapo.st/nLK3rE v RT
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@
@octavianasr @WLLegal “#CIA shifts focus to killing targets” The FUTURE of this is really scary.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#CIA shifts focus to killing targets – WaPo wapo.st/nLK3rE v @WLLegal
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

The Economist Editor’s Highlights: View selected articles from this week’s edition via our Facebook page econ.st/czSBcW
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

George Thomas, Stephen Thomas, Andrew Jackson Three lovely abusive English murderers – ah humans yfrog.com/klqy7dj
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

Live: @MaysoonZayid on the Billo Cop Scandal making it to Apple Daily Animated Video.
Michael Moore
MMFlintMichael Moore

Gonna watch Rachel Maddow’s special on MSNBC in 10 min. I’m told it’s a look at how 9/11 was used by those in power to wreck this country.
Eugene Robinson
Eugene_RobinsonEugene Robinson

Bush and Cheney remind us how we got into this mess – The Washington Post wapo.st/qPsZ0e
CountdownKO
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Live: AP’s @MattApuzzo on the NYPD’s secret CIA and “Ancestries Of Interest” to infiltrate.
CountdownKO
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Live: Jim @MooreThink on Perry’s HCR problem.
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Another thing Rick perry is right about: 18-year terms for Supreme Court justices: tinyurl.com/3nhdzbu
CountdownKO
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Live: Economist Jeff Madrick on why POTUS’s jobs idea must be of FDR-scope.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#AOL confirms: @arrington steps down from @TechCrunch RT @BuzzEdition: bit.ly/rn5U8B
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

Live: @RyanGrim on the timeline of the Jobs Address disaster.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Photojournalist Joao Silva on Life, Loss and Conflict #Photography bit.ly/rim2Y2 #AfPak #Afghanistan
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Business this week: The Nook cuts into the Kindle’s dominance and AT&T’s takeover of T-Mobile faces an antitrust suit econ.st/pocUUd
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Overlooking gorgeous São Paulo twitpic.com/6emh9h
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlugLast: And Billo Cop Scandal makes it to Apple Daily Animated Video. @MaysoonZayid joins me. We will laugh derisively.
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

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ShowPlug6: Worsts: Local AZ GOP’er slams Tucson GOP for raffling off Glock 8 months after Giffords shooting; Steven Seagal kills animals
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

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ShowPlug5: NYPD not only running secret CIA, also lists “Ancestries Of Interest” to infiltrate. AP’s @MattApuzzo here w/latest scoop
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug4: Bush’s Brain co-author Jim @MooreThink joins me on Perry’s HCR problem plus Bachmann bowing out of NH & Romney’s fake populism
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

E.J. Dionne: Obama’s jobs plan should be “broad and imaginative enough to capture the public’s attention” wapo.st/r1CnOm
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug3: Perry promises “nothing in my life will embarrass you.”Then his support of International Government Health Insurance is revealed
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug2: @RyanGrim on the timeline of the disaster; Economist Jeff Madrick of @rooseveltinst on why POTUS’s jobs idea must be of FDR-scope
Keith Olbermann
KeithOlbermannKeith Olbermann

by CountdownKO

ShowPlug1: Scheduling Conflict – the WH rolls over; how GOP sources are saying the fuel to this embarrassing fire was Rush Limbaugh
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Graph of the day: starting wages for college grads dropping: huff.to/nq3PC4
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Mind-blowing -> Animated chart of the Global IQ: 1950-2050 bit.ly/ptk4m1 v @volatilitysmile @heartiste @jwmaden
CountdownKO
CountdownKOCountdownKO

The complete transcript from last night’s show is now available: bit.ly/nRMBlI
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

Politics this week: The rebel opposition tightened its grip on Tripoli and Qaddafi loyalists were given an ultimatum econ.st/nMmLWM
Ezra Klein
ezrakleinEzra Klein

Read @sarahkliff on Rick Perry’s pretty-good plan for binational health insurance: wapo.st/qktODD Shame he’ll run from this.
Bill Maher
billmaherBill Maher

I don’t get #Obama anymore – he can’t even beat Boener on what day his speech is? He’s a Sphinx to me – by that I mean a giant pussy
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

With Alexandre Matias and Ilan Kow from O Estado pic.twitter.com/Zi4h6Rg
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

In #Longreads now: New Tom Bissell (@Grantland33), new @JPosnanski (v. @hriefs) + picks by @mariabustillos @BrigidFR @believermag
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas

Whatever it is Obama is doing, it’s not working dailykos.com/story/2011/09/…
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#COBRA Subsidies Expire, Leaving Unemployed To Scramble For #Healthcare bit.ly/r3pe23
Amy Gardner
AmyEGardnerAmy Gardner

by carlzimmer

A sad day at The Washington Post, with the news that we’re closing all of our local bureaus except Richmond and Annapolis.
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile is not dead, but it will be hard to revive econ.st/qNjvkc
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Galaxy of Music (Personal Note) nyti.ms/o8L7VH
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

From heroes to pariahs: #Bahrain athletes pay a steep price – The National bit.ly/mWkVNJ v @rupertbu
Paul Krugman
NYTimeskrugmanPaul Krugman

Cantor, Irene, and Interest Rates nyti.ms/qngEFU
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

with Gilberto Scofield Jr. of O Globo pic.twitter.com/49yn07h
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

On the roof of the Hotel Unique in Sao Paulo with our international editor Nicholas Sabloff @nsabloff pic.twitter.com/SWPPclJ
Arianna Huffington
ariannahuffArianna Huffington

Lucas Kavner: “The Help” Staying Strong Thanks To Social Media huff.to/naCUzU
The Economist
TheEconomistThe Economist

A look at the ever-expanding middle class in developing countries. Daily chart September 1st econ.st/qEsYfN
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

Haha.. RT @adamsconsulting: nom nom MT @RedheadWriting: Sometimes you need to step away from inspiring shit & look at a hot, half-naked man.
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

#nowplaying Lil Wayne’s ‘How To Love’ – Video clip made me cry -> Director says “harsh” but “real” AGREED on.mtv.com/pSLaoo
Longreads
longreadsLongreads

“The Price of Intolerance.” Racial tension in Chicago (pt. 1 of 2) @SteveBogira, @Chicago_Reader lgrd.co/ruz89Y v @mhbergen
Alan Grayson
AlanGraysonAlan Grayson

Iraq: I Did My Part… on.fb.me/nHW6sB #p2 #dfh
Richard Engel
richardengelnbcRichard Engel

gqm.ag/quEkM9. From GQ
JBryllars
BryllarsJBryllars

@
@ariannahuff I told the President to hire a boxer to give him advice about moves and timing.
Richard Engel
richardengelnbcRichard Engel

on.msnbc.com/qnwEsQ. Msnbc live chat
Octavia Nasr
octavianasrOctavia Nasr

The CUTEST dream “articulator” EVER!! RT @rainnwilson: Can you articulate yo

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