In OtherWords: December 7, 2022

In OtherWords: December 7, 2022

Last night in Georgia, Democrats cemented a 51-vote Senate majority with the runoff re-election victory of Senator Raphael Warnock, who is also pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church once led by Martin Luther King, Jr. The news comes as Congress confronts a packed lame...
In OtherWords: November 30, 2022

In OtherWords: November 30, 2022

From Thanksgiving to Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years, the holiday season can be a painful time for all families who’ve lost loved ones. This year alone, writes Ellen Glover, more than 108,000 people in this country have died from opioid overdoses — and each...
In OtherWords: November 16, 2022

In OtherWords: November 16, 2022

The dust still hasn’t settled on this year’s midterm elections. But a week out, a few things seem clear: Republicans look poised to eke out a narrow House majority, but the “red wave” many predicted never materialized. What’s more, a...
In OtherWords: November 2, 2022

In OtherWords: November 2, 2022

This year’s midterms arrive in the wake of another shocking act of political violence — the attempted kidnapping of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and attempted murder of her husband Paul, by an apparently far-right extremist. This week in OtherWords,...
In OtherWords: October 26, 2022

In OtherWords: October 26, 2022

This week in OtherWords, veteran attorney Mitchell Zimmerman takes note of this year’s political rhetoric about crime and wonders: What’s actually going on? It could be easy to miss, Mitchell notes, that many violent crimes are actually down so far this...
In OtherWords: October 19, 2022

In OtherWords: October 19, 2022

Just weeks out of the midterms, inflation and immigration keep showing up atop the issues voters are most concerned about. Republicans appear set to benefit from both. But this week in OtherWords, I look at what experts are saying about the GOP’s approach to...