This week in OtherWords, Sarah Anderson suggests a way to protect the economy from the hazards of high-frequency trading and William A. Collins and I discuss the resegregation of public schools in light of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown ruling.
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- Reviving Government of, by, and for the People / Fred Azcarate
The McCutcheon ruling just made our bad campaign finance system worse.
- The Immigration Waiting Game / Jess Hunter-Bowman
President Obama must stop relying on deportations to spur GOP action on long-delayed reform.
- Buy a Box of Cereal, Waive Your Rights Goodbye / Paul Gordon
By forcing wronged consumers to resort to arbitration, our legal system is green-lighting corporate malfeasance.
- Derailing the High-Speed Trading Bullet Train Before It Crashes Our Economy / Sarah Anderson
A tiny tax on every financial transaction would curb Wall Street recklessness.
- Brown’s Bittersweet Legacy / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
Public schools are more segregated today than they’ve been since 1968.
- The Unbearable Annoyance of Neighborhood Tattling / Jill Richardson
We all need to cut our neighbors some slack, even if they’re urban chicken farmers.
- The Pentagon’s Great Pizza Victory / Jim Hightower
A triumph of science over nature is delivering battle-ready slices.
- Supreme Court Evolution / Khalil Bendib Cartoon