This week in OtherWords, Mitchell Zimmerman looks at how U.S. policies stoked the Central American violence that’s sending thousands of children across the border in search of refuge and I explain why Hillary Clinton’s Honduran blunders should curb her unbeatability as a presidential hopeful.

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  1. Running for Their Lives: The Child Migrant Crisis / Mitchell Zimmerman
    U.S. policies created the gang violence Central American kids are fleeing.
  2. Not Much Better than Bush / Amanda Ufheil-Somers
    Especially when it comes to addressing the refugee crisis, Obama’s Iraq track record doesn’t mark much of an improvement over the mess his predecessor made.
  3. Sick Pig Problems / Andrew Carter
    Rising prices aren’t the only reason you should reconsider eating pork.
  4. Hillary Clinton’s Real Scandal Is Honduras, Not Benghazi / Emily Schwartz Greco
    Her Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.
  5. The Darker Side of Sunblock / Jill Richardson
    A chemical that might be safe in its normal-sized form may not be when it goes nano.
  6. Narcissists Gone Wild! / Sam Pizzigati
    Excessive compensation can ruin a CEO’s judgment.
  7. Citigroup’s $7 Billion Wrist Slap / Jim Hightower
    That penalty is too light to deter future finagling.
  8. Obama’s New Iraq Strategy / Khalil Bendib cartoon
Obama's New Iraq Strategy, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

Obama’s New Iraq Strategy, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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Emily Schwartz Greco

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

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