This week in OtherWords, Bob Lord explains what’s wrong with Mitt Romney’s monster-sized IRA and Raul A. Reyes zeroes in on something that’s amiss in Kansas.

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  1. Taking Anti-Immigrant Fervor Too Far / Raul A. Reyes
    One of the biggest things wrong with Kansas is Kris Kobach.
  2. What Would the Founders Do? / Jack Kelly
    The government’s neglect of our veterans goes way back.
  3. A Free Fruit-for-All / Ross Gay
    Along with the apples, plums, and figs, community orchards yield common dreaming.
  4. The 0.01 Percent’s ‘I Reap All’ Accounts / Bob Lord
    Multi-millionaires and billionaires are shielding vast fortunes from taxation with monstrously huge IRAs.
  5. Denton Tells Big Oil to Frack Off / Jim Hightower
    Nothing’s crazier than letting corporate giants plunder the environment and deny our democratic right to govern local communities.
  6. A Difficult Season / Jill Richardson
    Love the important people in your life not in spite of their flaws but because of them.
  7. Driving Government Out of Business / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    If the Republicans gain a Senate majority, they’ll try to topple these four pillars of public service.
  8. The GOP’s Sharp Teeth / Khalil Bendib cartoon
The GOP's Sharp Teeth, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

The GOP’s Sharp Teeth, 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. @ESGreco

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