This week in OtherWords, Medea Benjamin flags Hillary Clinton’s hawkish foreign policy record and Josh Hoxie explains why he shares Bernie Sanders’ passion for Denmark.
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- Hillary Clinton Hasn’t Learned a Thing from Iraq / Medea Benjamin
The former secretary of state could shatter the glass ceiling for women, but she’d leave the old boys’ military-industrial complex intact.
- Why Are We Hearing So Much about Those Damn Danes? / Josh Hoxie
Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid is putting Denmark on the map.
- Pay Fair or Pay Up / Isaiah J. Poole
Chicago businesses with low-paid workers could start shouldering the cost of the social services their employees rely on.
- Trying a Fossil Fiend / Emily Schwartz Greco
Villains like former coal CEO Don Blankenship make it easier to get riled up over climate change.
- Instead of Pardoning a Turkey, Obama Should Free This Man / John Kiriakou
This year, the president should extend some Thanksgiving clemency to human beings — starting with Leonard Peltier.
- Don’t Let Them Blind You with Their Science / Jill Richardson
Organic farming can be cutting-edge, too.
- Staffing Up for Corruption / Jim Hightower
Campaigns are hiring “donor maintenance managers” as personal concierges to millionaire supporters.
- Powered by Pollution / Khalil Bendib