This week in OtherWords, John Kiriakou explains what’s amiss with a book on torture that former CIA leaders are writing and Marc Morial calls for better police training.
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- Still No Justice for Military Women / Martha Burk
Congress refuses to support military sexual assault victims, but the Navy at least is taking matters into its own hands.
- I Won the Housing Lottery / Daniel Valenzuela
Growing up in a diverse and wealthy neighborhood put me on the road to reach my potential.
- Five Laws That Made America a Better Place / Scott Klinger
What Congress accomplished in 1965 puts today’s lawmakers to shame.
- Clear Warning Signs / Marc Morial
We don’t yet know how Sandra Bland died, but the video of her arrest is cause enough for grave concern.
- Let’s Talk About Torture / John Kiriakou
Former CIA leaders are writing a book that will whitewash their crimes against humanity.
- The Drill Is Gone / Emily Schwartz Greco
GOP hopefuls are paying close attention to energy policy even if they’re mum about it.
- A Welcome New Yardstick for Measuring CEO Greed / Sam Pizzigati
By 2017, U.S. corporations will have to start disclosing the ratio between what their CEOs and typical workers take home.
- Big Ag Spars with the First Amendment / Jill Richardson
Animal abuse isn’t only a problem when people find out about it.
- Throwing Public Education under the Bus / Jim Hightower
Today’s fee frenzy is a race to nowhere.
- The Clean Power Plan Enters the Ring / Khalil Bendib