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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  1. Don’t Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes / Medea Benjamin
    It won’t tell.
  2. Irked by Israel’s Foot-Dragging / John Feffer
    Longtime allies are losing patience after waiting for years to see Tel Aviv recognize Palestine.
  3. Sticking Texas-Sized Hurdles on the Path to Polls / Marc Morial
    Communities of color simply can’t afford to sit this election out.
  4. Paying for Cheap Chocolate / Emily Schwartz Greco
    Upgrading Halloween treats might take a bite out of child labor.
  5. You Just Got ‘Richsplained’ / Marjorie E. Wood
    A millionaire’s attempt to explain why he’s better than you falls flat.
  6. Wal-Mart Scrooges Us All / Jim Hightower
    The nation’s largest retailer is passing the cost of health care onto you.
  7. The Real Public Health Threat / Jill Richardson
    The amount of sugar Americans eat is scarier than the slim chance they’ll get Ebola.
  8. Down the Hole / Khalil Bendib cartoon

    Down the Hole, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Down the Hole, 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. OtherWords.org @ESGreco

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