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PBC News & Comment Tuesday, June 19

U2 honors Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi in Dublin, we open with the song they wrote for her, Walk On;  Obama and Putin spar over Syria at G20 summit in Cabo Wabo       –German newspaper reports that May 25 massacre at Houla was done by rebels but blamed on Syrian government forces

–situation in Egypt remains murky after election and military coup

–Iran talks in Moscow sidetracked by Iranian complaints

–Asians comprise fastest growing group of US immigrants

–ALEC in Rhode Island exposed by NY Times’ Joe Nocera

–this important op-ed in S.F. Chronicle confirms a point long made here: pension shortfalls are partly due to contribution holidays taken by government employers

–women are marginalized in US media coverage–see for yourself