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 May 28 - Jun 3, 2009 
Mark Rudd was one of the leaders of the Weather Underground—an organization that fought to bring down the US government using violence. He's also Staff Writer Simon McCormack's stepdad.
NEWS/OPINION
The Center for Peace and Justice celebrates 25 years in the activism business. And Jerry Ortiz y Pino explains why you should vote in the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District elections.
MUSIC
Geologist of the indie experimental outfit Animal Collective talks about keeping songs fresh and worrying about a creativity blackout. Plus, mewithoutYou releases an album of inspired Christian campfire songs that don't offend despite the God talk.
FOOD
Cravin' Cookies ... and More! bakes a cocoa cookie with a spicy punch. And follow the five steps to becoming a grilled cheese champion.
FILM & TV
The Glass House offers an honest, frustrating look at real life in modern-day Iran. Meanwhile, “Jesse James is a Dead Man” stars a bona fide badass.
ARTS/LIT
The friction in Life During Wartime is between hope and fear. Plus Ayelet Waldman's Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace includes details of the beaming bliss of becoming a mother, but they're balanced by a healthy dose of poop.
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The Daily Word in Mt. Everest's poop problem, PARCC protests and National Grammar Day

The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 4,

and Mt. Everest is covered in shit and corpses,

a “party bike” will soon be wobbling through the streets of Downtown Albuquerque, bringing up to 14 drunken pedalers to the pubs of there choice,

the man who invented Keurig coffee makers thinks the disposable single-use coffee packets are to expensive and bad for the environment,

people on the Internet are still assholes,

APS is threatening to criminally charge students who protest the controversial PARCC test,

and its National Grammer Day, everybody! Check out Grammar Girls’ editing checklist here and then post all the errors you find in today’s Daily Word in the comments below. Whoever finds the most errors will win a heaping helping of smug self-satisfaction!

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The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

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