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Bwoglines: Dying Mantis Edition

Can't wait to see this in front of Butler

Can’t wait to see this in front of Butler

The Statue takes the New York Times: news of our sit-ins and petitions over a hunk of metal has reached that intellectual bastion. The point of the piece: Columbians don’t not protest something when they can protest something. (New York Times)

Iceland’s prime minister proves not so cool under pressure—he’s resigned after the leaked Panama Papers revealed his links to an offshore company in a tax haven. Extraordinarily, around 6% of his island came out to protest for his resignation. A win for democracy! (Wall Street Journal)

Wisconsin is relevant for a single, shining moment: the Democratic primary was won by Bernie Sanders, and the Republican by shifty-eyed Ted Cruz. All this goes to show that the ball game’s not over yet. (CNN)

Have you ever wanted to live in a Starbucks? Well, hold off until 2018, when construction on the company’s “shrine to coffee” in the Meatpacking District will be completed. (Fortune)

At least 2020ers didn’t receive false, devastating acceptance letters to the hottest K-8 school in Chicago. There’s always an upside. (CBS)

Reclining Monk via Graham Wise/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0

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