This week in OtherWords, Jim Hightower marvels at a British hedge fund titan’s luxury chicken coop and Jill Richardson praises the EU’s robust regulations for keeping its food safer to eat than ours.
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- A Field Day for Fracking / Wenonah Hauter
A transatlantic trade deal would eliminate restrictions on U.S. exports of fracked gas to the EU.
- Restoring the Right to Vote / Marge Baker
A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to overcome the Supreme Court’s setbacks.
- 2,300 Deaths Are Enough / John Isaacs
Another two years in Afghanistan would do nothing to meet the U.S. national security objectives.
- These Chickens Don’t Need to Hedge Their Bets / Jim Hightower
An English billionaire ignited outrage by commissioning a $250,000 coop on his estate.
- Fighting for the Right to End Inequality / Marjorie E. Wood
This is about money and politics.
- Free to Eat Whatever You Want / Jill Richardson
There are clear reasons that food is safer in Europe than the United States.
- Recipe for Ripoffs / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
Deals that amount to NAFTA on steroids benefit corporations and hurt the rest of us.
- Illegal Ingredients / Khalil Bendib cartoon