In OtherWords: August 15, 2018

In OtherWords: August 15, 2018

President Trump just signed a massive, $717 billion defense bill named for Senator John McCain. But for most of the media, the controversy here wasn’t the price tag or its effects — it was that Trump refused to personally thank McCain when he signed it. This...
In OtherWords: August 8, 2018

In OtherWords: August 8, 2018

We often hear that fossil fuel extraction creates jobs. But did you know that energy efficiency actually creates more? In other words, there are more jobs to be had in making sure we use less fossil fuels than in actually digging those fuels up. And what’s more,...
In OtherWords: August 1, 2018

In OtherWords: August 1, 2018

A city near you, maybe even yours, may be bidding to host Amazon’s famed “HQ2,” the second headquarters for which it wants big local tax breaks from the lowest bidder. Or maybe Amazon workers at a distribution center around you are on strike, or...
In OtherWords: July 25, 2018

In OtherWords: July 25, 2018

July 30 marks the 53rd anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, the iconic health programs that have kept millions of Americans out of poverty — and alive — for over half a century now. But it’s a grim birthday, Martha Burk writes, because Republicans have rolled...
In OtherWords: July 18, 2018

In OtherWords: July 18, 2018

President Trump took a rocky trip to Europe this week — first calling longtime European allies “foes” and then openly contradicting U.S. intelligence on Russia while seated next to Vladimir Putin (something Khalil Bendib illustrates rather colorfully in...
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