This week in OtherWords, Jill Richardson suggests that the amount of sugar Americans eat is way scarier than the slim chance they’ll get Ebola while I ask whether Halloween chocolate is too cheap.
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Longtime allies are losing patience after waiting for years to see Tel Aviv recognize Palestine.
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- Paying for Cheap Chocolate / Emily Schwartz Greco
Upgrading Halloween treats might take a bite out of child labor.
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A millionaire’s attempt to explain why he’s better than you falls flat.
- Wal-Mart Scrooges Us All / Jim Hightower
The nation’s largest retailer is passing the cost of health care onto you.
- The Real Public Health Threat / Jill Richardson
The amount of sugar Americans eat is scarier than the slim chance they’ll get Ebola.
- Down the Hole / Khalil Bendib cartoon