1 AWFUL Some deranged fuck-up murdered a bunch of people who went to see The Dark Knight Rises in Denver, Colorado. The guy’s apartment might even be booby trapped. Jesus Christ. The Guardian has the live blog.
2 SASKATOON RICH BABY, SASKATOON POOR BABY There’s a new study. Says there’s a growing gap. Says poor babies are more likely to die than rich babies. This kind of stuff is partly the result of choices society makes over time about taxation (lower it!) and public spending (slash it!). Also, long-term consequence of systemic racism yadda yadda.
3 A TOP ECONOMIST TRASHES THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND “Mr Doyle, former adviser to the IMF’s European Department, which is running the bailout programs for Greece, Portugal and Ireland, said the Fund’s delay in warning about the urgency of the global financial crisis was a failure of the “first order”.” Wow.
4 SASK RCMP OFFICER KILLED Tragic.
5 HAIL TO THE NEW CHIEF “We will stand in front of efforts to sweep away our titles and rights, ”says freshly-elected Assembly Of First Nations Chief Shawn Atleo. I wonder who that’s addressed to.
6 NEW LOGO The Regina Police have one. Looks okay to me.
BONUS: A CAT BEING VACUUMED We need this.