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For your Friday lunch break, I bring to you firstly, an amazing performance of the Japanese group World Order, welcoming the world to Japan for Olympics 2020 Tokyo. The city was chosen over Istanbul and Madrid last month by the IOC for the summer games.

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Speaking of worldwide sensations, remember Jeremy Lin? The Harvard graduate who gained fame playing for the New York Knicks back in 2011-12? Well, he’s gained international hype already as a player and now there’s a documentary about him. The film opens in select cities and theaters. But luckily for all you Lin fans, the movie might be stopping by Morrisville later this month. As of this writing, 10 more ticket reservations are needed for the movie to come to the Tar Heel state. Reserve your own tickets here.
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This past Thursday, Lori Wallach from Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch shared with us at our Crucial Conversation event the threat posed by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that trade officials from the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations are negotiating in hopes of reaching agreement this fall.

Here is the video from the talk (also linked here.):

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Lunch Break!

1.) Samsung announces gold Galaxy S4 – Not to be outdone by Apple, I suppose.

2.) If you are planning on getting the new iPhones, check out these drop tests.

3.) This online gallery features art from Latino artists in the U.S. and artists in Latin America.

4.) Too many gadgets and don’t want to be charged with extra fees on airlines? Get this jacket.

5.) You’ve probably seen over the past year or two of the viral red marriage equality campaign meme. Read about its success here.

6.) I leave you with Twitter, the Musical:

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7.) Something more serious. Amid riots, Sudan loses internet access:

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You’re probably inundated today with articles and links on 9/11 remembrance today so I’ll keep this short and to the point:

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Here’s a short one for your lunch break today-

Much has been written about the Millennial Generation being “Me, Me, Me” generation.

But it turns out that they are a generation committed to improving the world through community service.
They just don’t see government as a solution. (Except for the folks who apparently missed the memo.)

We see that in how they’ve taken leading roles in direct action movements much like that of the Moral Monday/Forward Together movements and in immigration reform.

It’s a trend that transcends party lines, reflecting a desire for a more inclusive, functional society, in lieu of a divisive, partisan one.