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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  1. Reviving Government of, by, and for the People / Fred Azcarate
    The McCutcheon ruling just made our bad campaign finance system worse.
  2. The Immigration Waiting Game / Jess Hunter-Bowman
    President Obama must stop relying on deportations to spur GOP action on long-delayed reform.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Brown’s Bittersweet Legacy / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    Public schools are more segregated today than they’ve been since 1968.
  6. The Unbearable Annoyance of Neighborhood Tattling / Jill Richardson
    We all need to cut our neighbors some slack, even if they’re urban chicken farmers.
  7. The Pentagon’s Great Pizza Victory / Jim Hightower
    A triumph of science over nature is delivering battle-ready slices.
  8. Supreme Court Evolution / Khalil Bendib Cartoon

    Supreme Court Evolution, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Supreme Court Evolution, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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Emily Schwartz Greco

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

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