This week in OtherWords, John Kiriakou explains why judges should sentence more people to probation and Jill Richardson describes how community gardens bring people together.
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- Your Fear of Terrorism Could Get You Killed / Peter Certo
Americans overestimate the risk of attacks by a factor of 1.7 million.
- You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught / Olivia Alperstein
Teachers can help end discrimination.
- Digging Up a Mountain of Debt / Ryan Alexander
As coal companies go broke, they’re leaving taxpayers holding the bag.
- Obama Takes a Walk on the Greener Side / Emily Schwartz Greco
As Nevada short-circuits its solar boom, the White House gets more committed to renewable energy.
- Let’s Put Prison Sentences on Probation / John Kiriakou
Judges share the blame for America’s burgeoning incarcerated population.
- A Healthy Way to Build Communities / Jill Richardson
Local gardens bring people together who might never become acquainted.
- Sanders Proves the Pundits Wrong / Jim Hightower
Bernie’s now beating Hillary Clinton in the Iowa and New Hampshire polls.
- Usurping the Bush and Clinton Dynasties / Khalil Bendib