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Morning Reading

Scott Jagow Oct 8, 2009

Good morning. Nothing too hard-hitting today so far, but some good things to read nonetheless. Starting with — did you know, they’re opening a McDonald’s at the Louvre??

No seriously they are (Daily Telegraph)

“This is the last straw,” said one art historian working at the Louvre, who declined to be named. “This is the pinnacle of exhausting consumerism, deficient gastronomy and very unpleasant odours in the context of a museum,” he told the Daily Telegraph.

Other items:

The green church of T. Boone Pickens (Bloomberg)

Killing the entrepreneurs (Washington Times)

Paying to keep farms open after bank busts (NPR)

Christmas will be less tacky this year (The Consumerist)

Apparently, this is supposed to be business reporting (Media Monkey):

More American workers outsourcing their own jobs overseas (The Onion) Funny stuff.

More American Workers Outsourcing Own Jobs Overseas

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