Daily News Round-Up

  • In honor of last night's Harry Potter movie premiere, check out this article about a group of kids who have formed a non-profit that wants to eradicate poverty, illiteracy, and genocide. The Harry Potter Alliance, as they're called, use the books to raise money for Darfur and Burma.
  • The Sotomayor confirmation hearings seem to be fixated on her "wise Latina" remark. Check out The Huffington Post's live feed here.
  • The Venezuelan land distribution program seems to be backfiring. Communism always sounds so good in theory!