Today’s News & Culture Buzz

In an energy speech today in Maryland, President Obama called for an end to the $4 billion in annual tax subsidies to the oil industry. Some tense moments at the University of Maine this morning, Goldman responds to yesterday’s scathing op-ed, China causes a stir within their leadership, and the end of an era in print. Don’t miss the Awesome Things of the Day today…so cool!

  • Nation – Obama: No quick fix to rising gas prices – CNN
  • Business – Goldman Plays Damage Control – WSJ.com | Greg Smith Goldman Sachs Director Quits “morally bankrupt” firm – Slate
  • World – Bo Xilai fired in Chinese Communist Party leadership shake-up – The Washington Post
  • World – Encyclopaedia Britannica To Cease Print Edition After 244 Years – Huff Post Books

Other Reading:

Awesome Thing(s) of the Day: 

  • Michael Meets Mozart: Piano, Cello and Magic | Brain Pickings
  • Wrecking Crew Orchestra – Stop Motion Dance – YouTube
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