All Further Articles for 2010-05-07

Friday, May 7, 2010
With Dog on Your Side
This dog has been appearing at street rallies and protests in Greece for nearly two years. He has been spotted amid exploding tear gas canisters, confronting riot police, and from all reports has shown enormous solidarity by always siding with the protesters. The Guardian has an amazing slide show here . Forget 'austerity packages,' please, and give this dog a low-interest bone and a full pension.
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Jesus Christ, Watch Out
First Mohammed, now Jesus. The intrepid folks at Comedy Central are preparing an animated series on Jesus Christ, wherein our hero tries to escape the shadow of his powerful but apathetic father, who's into video games, and live in New York. Just a guess here: Christ-loving people will not be happy. Let the ranting begin. "In general, comedy in its purest form always makes some people uncomfortable."
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A coalition of civil rights and labor groups organized by the National Council of La Raza has announced a well-deserved national boycott of Arizona over its anti-immigration law. To date, 23 meetings scheduled in Arizona have been cancelled , a loss of $6 million. "When a law so contrary to our values is passed, we must act decisively." – NCLR President Janet Murguía."
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