In OtherWords: September 19, 2018

In OtherWords: September 19, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford has reportedly had to move out of her house since she accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her. Why? Because she’s getting death threats. While some critics wonder why she didn’t publicly disclose the...
In OtherWords: September 12, 2018

In OtherWords: September 12, 2018

Rent in almost any American city is expensive, but it’s really ballooned in a handful of coastal cities. t’s not just higher housing demand and jobs driving the increase, my colleague Chuck Collins finds in a new report. In many places, wealthy people are...
In OtherWords: September 5, 2018

In OtherWords: September 5, 2018

This week, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh goes before the Senate for grilling, and it’s already been quite a scene. In this week’s newsletter, we round up some of our work on the controversial nominee — including for what his appointment might mean...
In OtherWords: August 29, 2018

In OtherWords: August 29, 2018

This week, Jill Richardson encourages us to imagine our economy as a game of Monopoly — something she often has her own community college students do. It turns out that when you rig Monopoly the way our real economy is rigged, the game ends almost immediately. Is that...
In OtherWords: August 22, 2018

In OtherWords: August 22, 2018

There’s nothing like polishing off a week’s worth of op-eds and then getting the news, at around 4:00 p.m. the day before they go out, that the president’s campaign manager and personal attorney were each convicted of significant white-collar crimes....
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