Tuesday 15 February 2011

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Italy is faced with a growing number of Tunisian refugees. Meanwhile, protests have spread to Algeria, Bahrain and Yemen (and here's Yemen's crisis, explained in three minutes). 

This SWP study discusses whether the successful Sudanese referendum for an independent South is going to help other African separatist movements, and points out that there actually aren't that many.

Slate is trying to answer some questions following the resignation of Hosni Mubarak.

Pop Culture: 

As part of Newsweek's Oscar Roundtable, Michelle Williams and James Franco discuss their respective experiences with starting their career on a television series.

I've always been much less critical of the X-Men movies than almost any other dedicated person with an opinion on them (not actually having read the comics seems to help - I did read Joss Whedon's run years later and I see where the hatred comes from) - but the cast of X-Men: First Class is ridiculously amazing: Jennifer Lawrence, January Jones, Nicholas Hoult, James McAvoy, Rose Byrne. WHEN FANDOMS COLLIDE!

People currently associated with the fourth season of Torchwood (apparently called Miracle Day): Mekhi Phifer, Lauren Ambrose, Dichen Lachman, and Jane Espenson is part of the writing staff.

Being Human is SO GOOD THIS SEASON and everybody should be watching. It also has one of the most ridiculously adorable cast.

And finally, a new song from The Kills called Satellite. Their new record, Blood Pressures, is scheduled to be released on the April 4.

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