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This Week in OtherWords: February 12, 2014

Medea Benjamin sizes up the Obama administration's use of drones and Jim Hightower explains why Staples shouldn't house mini post offices.

This week in OtherWords, Medea Benjamin urges the Obama administration to end its love affair with drones and Jim Hightower explains why Staples shouldn’t house mini post offices.

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  1. The Cold Truth Atlanta’s Epic Traffic Jam Exposed / Isaiah J. Poole
    It’s time to thaw out the nation’s deep freeze on transportation policy.
  2. The Dangerous Seduction of Drones / Medea Benjamin
    After 10 years of this remote-control killing, the Obama administration should seek effective solutions that adhere to international law.
  3. Throwing a Wrench in the Engine for Innovation / Josh Stearns
    Net Neutrality ensures we have a truly free market on the Web.
  4. Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places / Sam Pizzigati
    Is inequality turning marriage into a luxury good?
  5. The Best Way to Keep Our Water Safe / Jill Richardson
    Once we stop relying on fossil fuels, we can forget about coal-related accidents.
  6. Boxing Us into Poor Job Prospects / Jim Hightower
    A pilot program to create mini-post offices at Staples stores is bad for workers.
  7. The Ultimate Captive Market / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    We’d all save a bundle with real sentencing reform.
  8. Drone City / Khalil Bendib cartoon

    Drone City, an OtherWords Cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Drone City, 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