Morning Briefing: Incoming Inequality Rising

– Protesters continue to clash with police in Egypt, as unrest over an Islamaphobic YouTube video spread to 11 nations. Hundreds stormed the German Embassy in Sudan, burning cars and trash cans while police responded with tear gas.

– A Center on Budget and Policy Priorities analysis of U.S. Census data shows that income inequality continues to grow in the U.S.:

– As Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) single-handedly obstructs all Senate legislation including a jobs program for veterans, Common Cause says his actions are “making the case for filibuster reform.”

– The Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday on whether the state’s strict voter ID law violates the commonwealth’s constitution:

– And finally, supporters of a medical marijuana referendum in Massachusetts got their spoof site listed in the state’s voters’ guide.