In OtherWords: June 20, 2018

In OtherWords: June 20, 2018

Outrage over the Trump administration’s family separation policy has reached a fever pitch, leading to early reports that Trump himself may soon sign an order agreeing to end it — which would be a major victory for movements that have mobilized to stop the...

In OtherWords: June 6, 2018

The last few weeks have brought a devastating slew of headlines on an increasingly cruel immigration enforcement practice: forcibly separating migrant children from their parents. As a parent myself, the image of kids crying out for their parents while being hauled...
In OtherWords: May 30, 2018

In OtherWords: May 30, 2018

This week, Starbucks closed thousands of stores for a day of racial bias training. The gesture follows an incident from earlier this spring, when Starbucks employees in Philadelphia called the police on two black patrons who were simply waiting on a colleague to join...
In OtherWords: May 23, 2018

In OtherWords: May 23, 2018

This week in OtherWords, we’ve got a suite of veterans-themed pieces in time for Memorial Day weekend. Iraq war vet Kevin Basl pushes back against the idea that it’s disrespectful to veterans to question U.S. wars. That’s what politicians want you to...
In OtherWords: April 25, 2018

In OtherWords: April 25, 2018

We’re a few days shy of May Day — known to the rest of the world as International Workers’ Day. The U.S., however, prefers to call it the vaguely menacing “Loyalty Day” instead. In OtherWords this week, Saurav Sarkar decides it’s a...
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