Today’s Must Reads – May 8, 2012

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In this new feature, we’ll share stories from around the Internet that we’re passing around here at Moyers HQ. Share your own “must reads” from today below in the comments section. We’d love to hear what you’d recommend!

Reuters: U.S. could make $15.1 billion on AIG bailout: GAO
Taxpayers could realize a profit of more than $15.1 billion from the massive government bailout of insurer American International Group, a congressional watchdog said.

Robert Reich: A Question of Timing: What America Can Learn from the Revolt in Europe
Who’s an economy for? Voters in France and Greece have made it clear it’s not for the bond traders.

LA Times: Congress Returns to Fight for the Presidency
Clashes over student loans, taxes and spending are shaping up as proxy battles in the campaign between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

The American Prospect: A Black Cloud Over the Ballot Box
Organizations large and small are doing extraordinary work to help mitigate the damage done by new state laws that restrict the right to vote.

United Republic: What Do UFO Sightings And Super PACs Have In Common?
Just as many Americans who have personally witnessed a UFO also think super PACs don’t corrupt democracy.

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