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The Jersey Shores of Tripoli: MTV and Arab Revolution

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Along comes Jersey Shore with its cast of self-described Italians. These are not the magical white folks of world-conquering, democracy-building myth-but they’re still “white”. They behave like the Museum assumes only people of my color behaved. The sum total of their television life is a kind of late-capitalist tragic anthropology: doing laundry to go to parties, in order to have sex. For me, it’s been tremendously liberating to know that people of my color and faith are not the only people who are embarrassing to watch on television.

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Obama Foe Wants His MTV

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MoveOn wannabe, Colin Hanna, has found a new platform for his Obama attack ads: MTV. Aiming to ”plant some seeds of doubt” in the ”younger demographic” a positive org goes negative to push McCain—along with a border fence, an anti-Jihadist site and a Pastor initiative…

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