All Further Articles for 2013-02-26

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
This Happened: College Rape Victim Charged with "Intimidating" Her Rapist By Talking Out Loud About It
After going public with her story of sexual assault, a University of North Carolina sophomore faces expulsion or a range of other sanctions for being “disruptive” and “intimidating” her alleged rapist - who she hasn't named - thus possibly violating the school’s “Honor Code." Undoubtedly completely coincidentally, Landen Gambill was one of many other sexual assault victims who earlier filed a federal Civil Rights complaint alleging school officials pressured a dean to under-report such cases.
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Monday, February 25, 2013
No Banker Left Behind: How We Give Big Banks $83 Billion A Year In Our Taxes
It seems the country's top five banks - JPMorgan, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs - aren't just too big to fail. They're also too big to turn a profit, which is why the profits they report are essentially transfers from us to their shareholders: We give them at least 3 cents on every dollar in taxes. More on how we pay these monsters to endanger us from that bastion of Marxism, Bloomberg Business. With Ry Cooder telling it like it is. Update : Today, a fierce Elizabeth Warren grilled Ben Bernanke on the same $83 billion subsidy.
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