People in 14 communities across Armenia took their books outside on the same June day to show that reading is important. But their statement was even larger: Youth matter and they want to be engaged in the civic lives of their countries.
Although our flash mob was intended to be a fun event, don't doubt the serious undertones we had in mind. We were deadly serious about protesting Bachmann's stance on reparative therapy, better known as "praying away the gay."
We've had financial bubbles before. This one's got a twist though. It's fraught with complexity, scope, depth, widespread fraud and bad underwriting practices making coming out of it, all the more difficult.
Since flash mobs are the new fad, perhaps politicians should join in the fun. Political leaders could form a flash mob where they all actually get together and do something for the American people, instead of taking care of themselves and their corporate partners.