Further for 2013-08-28

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Rape Victim, 14, As Much In Control As Her Rapist Teacher, 48, Says Judge Who Kindly Gave Him 30-Day Sentence
A Montana judge has apologized for his remarks but not amended his sentence of just 30 days in jail for a former high school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student who later committed...
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Performance Art: U.S. CEOs Do A Shockingly Lousy Job, Often at Your Expense, But Still Make Tons of Money Doing It
The 20th anniversary edition of Executive Excess , the paean to corporate greed and incompetence that is the Institute for Policy Studies' annual report on CEO pay and "performance," finds 4 in 10 of...
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Beware: Hurricane Marco Rubio Set To Pound Eastern Seaboard, Eye of Michele Bachmann Just Off Florida
350 Action has a terrific new video out to support a petition to rename the disasters increasingly stemming from climate change after pols who don't believe in it. Featuring mock newscasts that...
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On War and Love
From Syria, amidst the horrific pictures of bodies, the media's persistent drumbeat for war and the carefully amoral rhetoric by U.S. officials comes a small, real, heart-wrenching reality check:...
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