Category Archives: Justice

Mooching the Safety Net in a Recession

I really liked this short post in Modeled Behavior a lot, mostly because I agree with it. Karl Smith takes issue with this part of Casey Mulligan’s assertion. One interpretation of these results is that the safety net did a … Continue reading

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Police Fraternity in Brutality

Saturday at the Occupy Wall Street protest, the NYPD officers were pulling cameramen unprovoked across the barricade, to beat them just to stop recording arrests. Then the commanding officer pepper sprays a bunch of girls just passively watching. See for … Continue reading

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Where Is the Mortgage Bailout? If Only the Banks Needed It

It recently came to light that the Federal Reserve gave secret loans of more than $1.2 trillion to more than 300 financial institutions to keep them from collapse. Add on another $700 billion from TARP, and that was $2 trillion … Continue reading

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Governor Perry and the Vienna Convention

On the evening of Thursday, July 7th, Texas executed Humberto Leal Garcia, a Mexican national convicted of a 1994 rape and murder. A background: This case blew up in terms diplomatic when it was revealed after his conviction that he … Continue reading

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Accusation of Rape < VIP Treatment

What I do know is that nothing in the world can justify a man being thus thrown to the dogs. (Bernard-Henri Levy – Daily Beast) French “philosopher” Bernard-Henri Levy on how US treatment of accused rapist Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) cannot … Continue reading

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