This week in OtherWords, Rebecca Ruggles talks about how fossil fuels harm public health and I unpack Florida’s climate gag rule.

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  1. Shining a Light on Corporate ‘Dark Money’ / Marge Baker
    President Obama should issue an executive order to let voters see for themselves who’s trying to buy political influence.
  2. Household Debt Is a National Crisis / LeeAnn Hall
    It’s time to stop blaming borrowers and instead hold predatory lenders accountable.
  3. The Hazards of Your Daily Commute / Rebecca Ruggles
    Fossil fuels aren’t just warming our climate, they’re polluting the air we breathe.
  4. Your Dollars at Work — for the Rich / Sam Pizzigati
    The taxes we all pay should bankroll quality public services, not grand fortunes.
  5. Talk Climate to Me / Emily Schwartz Greco
    Florida Governor Rick Scott’s henchmen punish staffers who utter the words “climate change.”
  6. Saving Tax Dollars by Treading More Lightly / Jill Richardson
    The federal government will save money by shrinking its carbon footprint.
  7. Shilling for the Biggest Trade Flim-Flam in History / Jim Hightower
    A sham “progressive” coalition is pushing a wage-destroying scam.
  8. Student Debt Collectors / Khalil Bendib

    Student Debt Collectors, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Student Debt Collectors, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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