Django Django With Night Moves First Avenue, Minneapolis March 16, 2013 For their debut Minneapolis performance, the U.K. electro-pop sensation Django Django eschewed the more modest local introductions of their fellow Mercury Music Prize nominees (and eventual winner) Alt-J, and brazenly scheduled ... More >>
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Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority. When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
Ellison: Ignore the Muslim Brotherhood.Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has made a run for the border after three weeks of protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Egyptians have thrown off decades of autocratic, humiliating rule. The country seems poised for the advent of democracy. Good, ... More >>
This is not an ideal time to work, live, or even to be within a stone's throw of Egypt. Why? It's complicated.
Apparently speaking in Hawaii is part of Bachmann's "district work"Michele Bachmann has apparently been inundated this week with calls from reporters wanting her take on the freedom-loving protesters in Cairo. But our most famous congresswoman just isn't picking up the line. She's busy with " ... More >>
Fresh bread from fired ovens in CairoIt was a great way to wake up. Each morning the scent of fresh bread would waft through the window like a large pita bread alarm clock. Eventually I would get to know the guys who worked the large ovens with their bare hands, starting in the middle of the ... More >>
Klein slaughters a pig, taps maple trees, and more
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A new generation of AIDS drugs called protease inhibitors is having dramatic effects--perhaps even pointing to the day when AIDS will be a manageable chronic disease like diabetes. But for a lot of people who had readied themselves to die,