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In OtherWords: September 24, 2014

Chuck Collins and Lisa Renstrom explain why individual investors need to divest their oil, gas, and coal assets and invest in climate solutions.

This week in OtherWords, Marjorie E. Wood weighs in on how siphon-up economics is hurting us all and Chuck Collins and Lisa Renstrom explain why individual investors need to divest their oil, gas, and coal assets and invest in climate solutions.

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  1. Make Your Investments Fuel Change / Lisa Renstrom and Chuck Collins
    We’re igniting some Wall Street heat.
  2. Corporate Tax Deserters / Richard Kirsch
    A growing number of companies are pretending to move abroad and shortchanging us all.
  3. Making Windmills out of Warplanes / Ellen Powell
    The federal government needs to cut military spending to free up the money needed to meet the climate challenge.
  4. The Scourge of Siphon-Up Economics / Marjorie E. Wood
    Addressing inequality head-on will put our nation’s wealth back where it belongs — with all of us.
  5. Some Serious Potty Talk / Jill Richardson
    Composting toilets would save water and, uh, resources.
  6. The Little Train That Won’t / Jim Hightower
    The Republican party’s refusal to invest in America’s collapsing infrastructure is a recipe for disaster.
  7. Forcing an Island of Peace to Host a Billion-Dollar Military Base / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    Uncle Sam is wrecking a great deal of South Korea’s top tourist destination.
  8. Destroying a Bridge to Somewhere / Khalil Bendib cartoon

    America's Fraying Infrastructure, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Destroying a Bridge to Somewhere, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

 

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