This week in OtherWords, Steve Cobble explains why the GOP’s prospects aren’t as bright as they may appear and Alex Xourias discusses the growing resegregation of America’s public schools.

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  1. Hyping the GOP’s Prospects in 2014 / Steve Cobble
    The media should take Republican Party optimism over huge wins at the polls this year with more grains of salt.
  2. Supremely Mistaken about Affirmative Action / Marc Morial
    Sotomayor’s words captured the importance of letting universities ensure truly equal access to higher education.
  3. Apartheid America / Alex Xourias
    School resegregation is hurting children and our future.
  4. As Another North Korean Nuclear Test Looms, What’s Washington’s Response? / Claudia Cheffs and Lt. General (USA, Ret.) Robert G. Gard
    The Obama administration is pursuing a policy of “strategic patience,” the equivalent of doing nothing.
  5. When Corporations Get Too Big to Tax / Bob Lord
    The drive to scrap the corporate income tax won’t stop at zero.
  6. Take a Hike! No, Really / Jill Richardson
    Nature is the best drug out there.
  7. Devaluing Work and Workers / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    While the rich are getting richer, the rest of us are falling further behind.
  8. Occupying the Koch Brothers’ Lobby / Jim Hightower
    It’s time to toss these corporate oligarchs out of the people’s business.
  9. When Corporate America Gets Too Big to Tax / Khalil Bendib Cartoon

    When Corporate America Gets Too Big to Tax, an OtherWords Cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    When Corporate America Gets Too Big to Tax, 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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