This week in OtherWords, Libero Della Piana shines a light on a form of voter suppression that afflicts formerly incarcerated people and Aaron Mair urges voters to pay close attention to what candidates say about climate change this electoral cycle.
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- Free From Jail, Imprisoned by Debt / Libero Della Piana
People in at least 30 states are barred from voting because they’re unable to pay their court fines.
- This Election, We Can’t Afford to Ignore the Climate / Aaron Mair
As the seas rise, presidential candidates are arguing over whose wife is hotter.
- Most Racism Is Mundane / Jill Richardson
The lives of people of color are shaped by race in more ways than a white person might guess.
- These Billboards Have Eyes / Jim Hightower
Computerized placards are literally watching you — and they may even follow you home.
- When the Media Feed from Trump’s Trough / Khalil Bendib cartoon