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In OtherWords: October 28, 2015

Medea Benjamin flags Hillary Clinton’s hawkish foreign policy record.

This week in OtherWords, Medea Benjamin flags Hillary Clinton’s hawkish foreign policy record and Josh Hoxie explains why he shares Bernie Sanders’ passion for Denmark.

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  1. Hillary Clinton Hasn’t Learned a Thing from Iraq / Medea Benjamin
    The former secretary of state could shatter the glass ceiling for women, but she’d leave the old boys’ military-industrial complex intact.
  2. Why Are We Hearing So Much about Those Damn Danes? / Josh Hoxie
    Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid is putting Denmark on the map.
  3. Pay Fair or Pay Up / Isaiah J. Poole
    Chicago businesses with low-paid workers could start shouldering the cost of the social services their employees rely on.
  4. Trying a Fossil Fiend / Emily Schwartz Greco
    Villains like former coal CEO Don Blankenship make it easier to get riled up over climate change.
  5. Instead of Pardoning a Turkey, Obama Should Free This Man / John Kiriakou
    This year, the president should extend some Thanksgiving clemency to human beings — starting with Leonard Peltier.
  6. Don’t Let Them Blind You with Their Science / Jill Richardson
    Organic farming can be cutting-edge, too.
  7. Staffing Up for Corruption / Jim Hightower
    Campaigns are hiring “donor maintenance managers” as personal concierges to millionaire supporters.
  8. Powered by Pollution / Khalil Bendib

 

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Columnist Emily Schwartz Greco is the managing editor of OtherWords, a non-profit national editorial service run by the Institute for Policy Studies. OtherWords.org.