This week in OtherWords, Donald Kaul, John Morlino, and Khalil Bendib weigh in on the price our country keeps paying for lax gun laws.
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- Another Day, Another Massacre / John Morlino
Fear and distrust keep many Americans attached to the very weapons that kill thousands of us each year.
- Your Internet Provider Is Distorting Free Speech / Timothy Karr
Comcast thinks it has the right to censor you.
- Don’t Pave Our Potholes with Corporate Tax Cuts / Scott Klinger
If drivers won’t pay 21st century prices for 21st century roads, our once world-class infrastructure will go the way of dial-up Internet.
- Will the Carnage Ever Cease? / Donald Kaul
The chances that you, an untrained shooting range wizard, can prevail against an insane guy with an assault weapon are less than nil.
- Will This Documentary Change Everything? / Emily Schwartz Greco
The new film’s creators aim to spark conversations about global warming.
- The Sad Fate of America’s Whistleblowers / John Kiriakou
History may smile on these guardians of the public trust, but during their lifetimes they remain outcasts.
- Letting Pepsi Police Itself Isn’t Very Sweet / Jill Richardson
The government didn’t get a chance to see whether a new calorie-cutting additive in Mug Root Beer is safe.
- Obama’s Kabuki Theater / Jim Hightower
The 17th-century Japanese art form pretty much sums up the White House’s production of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
- Two Sides of the Gunslinging Crisis / Khalil Bendib cartoon