The Associated Press recently ran an article about a cafe in Bay Ridge under surveillance because it was Muslim-owned. The owner felt targetted and his business started doing badly as he lost customers who felt they were being unfairly marked. Boo-urns.
On a completely unrelated note, in soviet Russia, movie director becomes new dictator. This incredibly in-depth GQ article about the filming of Dau, a movie based on totalitarian regimes, takes the premise to full hilt. Director Khrzhanovsky lets GQ writer Michael Idov into his comprehensive set/Institution to see what the fuss is all about.
And in Occupy News from CNN, some volunteer attorneys are fighting back with civil rights suits, people are totally falling in love, and the anti-big-banks sentiment continues. Here’s hoping that it spreads.