This week in OtherWords, Jill Richardson explains why you should be your own valentine and Joel Kendrick tackles the sports world’s cheating habit.

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  1. Say It Ain’t So / Joel Kendrick
    Playing fair and square has become an exception rather than the rule in sports.
  2. A Window into Leelah’s World / Chris Schillig
    When it comes to our children, judgment isn’t an option.
  3. Enhanced Misinformation Techniques / Aldo Guerrero
    Torture supporters outnumbered opponents 2-to-1 on major news shows.
  4. Give Yourself Some Loving / Jill Richardson
    Life is short, so don’t spend it beating yourself up.
  5. Fudging the Future / Emily Schwartz Greco
    How could oil experts miss the crude crash?
  6. Pull Yourself Up by Your Bread Bags / Marjorie E. Wood
    The rules are stacked against most of us.
  7. Not Lovin’ It / Jim Hightower
    McDonald’s is in the hot seat for retaliating against workers seeking higher wages.
  8. Here’s the Beef / Khalil Bendib cartoon

    Here's the Beef, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Here’s the Beef, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib


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Emily Schwartz Greco

Columnist Emily Schwartz Greco is the managing editor of OtherWords, a non-profit national editorial service run by the Institute for Policy Studies.

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