This week in OtherWords, John Kiriakou explains why it’s important to take Donald Trump’s vitriol seriously, I point out that the GOP’s front-runner will probably wind up being a huge loser, and Lindsay Suter tells his personal fossil fuel divestment story.

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Heil Trump, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

Heil Trump, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib


  1. A Curbside Crisis / Beth Porter
    How much of what you recycle ends up at the dump?
  2. Hillary Clinton’s Grim Legacy in Honduras / Adam Johnson
    The murder of activist Berta Cáceres is a reminder of a stain on the candidate’s record.
  3. My Oily Heirloom / Lindsay Suter
    Divesting from fossil fuels required breaking a family tradition.
  4. What Would Nancy Say? / Donald Kaul
    The former first lady must have been appalled by the Republicans’ floating food fight.
  5. The Humpty Dumpty Party / Emily Schwartz Greco
    The GOP probably can’t win the White House in 2016 with Trump or without him.
  6. An American Mussolini / John Kiriakou
    The GOP front-runner’s calls for violence against his critics are no joke.
  7. Eating in the Dark / Jill Richardson
    If food manufacturers think we’ll stop eating foods that we know are genetically modified, maybe they shouldn’t sell them.
  8. Scalia’s “Conflict-of-Interest Airlines” Frequent Flyer Status / Jim Hightower
    The late justice’s demise at a Texas resort shows why we can’t trust judges to police their own integrity.
  9. Heil Trump / Khalil Bendib


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Emily Schwartz Greco

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