Friday, August 31, 2012

Today's reasons I'm a socialist: links

From One in Four Mississippi Residents Struggle to Afford Food:
In 15 states, at least one in five Americans say they struggled to afford the food they needed at least once during the past 12 months. Nationwide, 18.2% of Americans so far in 2012 say there have been times when they could not afford the food they needed, on par with the 18.6% who had trouble affording food in 2011.
And more evidence that the rich cheat more than the rest of us: from Harvard Investigates "Unprecedented" Academic Dishonesty Case | News | The Harvard Crimson:
Harvard College’s disciplinary board is investigating nearly half of the 279 students who enrolled in Government 1310: “Introduction to Congress” last spring for allegedly plagiarizing answers or inappropriately collaborating on the class’ final take-home exam.