John Feffer says that Sen. Jim Webb would make a great Secretary of Defense, and Donald Kaul explains why Michele Bachmann isn’t a serious presidential candidate.
In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Wenonah Hauter calls for a ban on gas “fracking” and Jim Hightower miraculously finds the humor in the GOP’s efforts to kill Medicare. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.
William A. Collins sums up the nation’s health care woes and Martha Burk calls for corporate boardrooms to stop doubling as old boys’ clubhouses.
Kate Colarulli calls for an end to oil and gas tax breaks and Carl Gibson explains why luring corporate profits stashed overseas back to America with a tax holiday would actually push us “further into debt.”
Raul A. Reyes explores Mitt Romney’s Mexican roots and Andrew Korfhage urges Americans to ditch disposable plastic bags.
The repercussions of Osama bin Laden’s death aren’t going to disappear overnight, but we felt that it made sense to weigh in on the news sooner rather than later.