This week in OtherWords, Christine Dickason laments the impending loss of a key student loan program and Raul A. Reyes celebrates the Dump Trump movement that arose in response to the presidential candidate’s anti-immigrant stance.

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More GOP Hats in the Ring, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

More Hats in the Ring, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

  1. Sharing Security in the Information Age / Isaiah J. Poole
    For 8 cents of every dollar they pay in wages, companies like Uber could upgrade their workers’ safety net.
  2. Severing a Higher Education Lifeline / Christine Dickason
    Ending Perkins loans would block the path to college for hundreds of thousands of students.
  3. Trump’s Badmouthing Deportment / Raul A. Reyes
    The presidential candidate’s rants have galvanized Latinos of all ages, backgrounds, and political affiliations.
  4. Lighting a Legal Fuse / Emily Schwartz Greco
    People from Seattle to Fiji are filing lawsuits over global warming.
  5. Correcting Unfair Sentencing Laws / John Kiriakou
    The government should stop locking up nonviolent drug offenders for decades.
  6. A Luxury Vacation with No Modern Conveniences / Jill Richardson
    The wonders of nature should be accessible to all, not a privileged few.
  7. Smashing the Austerity Idols / Donald Kaul
    Greece and Germany don’t belong on the same continent, let alone in the same currency union.
  8. Poor-Shaming 2.0 / Jim Hightower
    Republicans want to humiliate low-income households that qualify for aid to access the Internet.
  9. More GOP Hats in the Ring / Khalil Bendib cartoon

 

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