This week in OtherWords, I talk about how tax credit turbulence distorts the wind business and Phyllis Bennis explains why Iran’s nuclear deal scored a win for peace over war.

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  1. Footing the Bill While Israel Thumbs Its Nose / Chris Toensing
    Israel won’t change its ways until Washington puts military aid on the chopping block.
  2. Diplomacy Defeats War for a Change / Phyllis Bennis
    More than sanctions and centrifuges are at stake in Iran’s nuclear deal.
  3. Saving Coal Country / Richard Martin
    Mitch McConnell’s quest to undermine the Clean Power Plan won’t rescue Appalachia.
  4. America’s Billionaires Owe You a Thank You Note / Chuck Collins
    America’s billionaires minimize their tax burdens, making the rest of us pick up their tab.
  5. Blowing Past Political Turbulence / Emily Schwartz Greco
    Dawdling lawmakers won’t snuff out the wind industry’s growth.
  6. A Higher Education Revolution / Josh Hoxie
    More robust estate taxes could cover the cost of making public colleges and universities tuition-free.
  7. The Right to Eat / Jill Richardson
    The government shouldn’t deny food stamps on the basis of a criminal record.
  8. A Bacon-Wrapped Cholesterol Bomb / Jim Hightower
    A new Little Caesars pizza might land you in the emergency room.
  9. Bumps in the Road / Khalil Bendib cartoon
Bumps in the Road, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

Bumps in the Road, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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