Reader: Greek prez calls for referendum on debt plan, Gay activists boycott Chick-Fil-A, Two Gosnell workers plead guilty

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. There’s fury in Germany after George Papandreou, Greece’s President called upon the people of Greece to vote on the austerity package. Expect stocks worldwide to plummet. http://cvote.to/78 Echoing CV Blogger Mark Stricherz, Ramesh Ponnuru says the flat tax is fool’s gold. http://cvote.to/76 Gays... More

Photo: Blessed are the Peacemakers

I saw this incredible image on a friend’s Facebook wall: The context: “A Greek Orthodox Priest tries to stop a rioter from throwing a Molotov cocktail at Greek Police.” The background: Greece is in social and political crisis right now — crippling national debt and rising taxes are crushing the middle class, eliminating jobs and tearing at the nation’s social fabric,... More

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