In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Anupama Joshi and Robert Gottlieb weigh in on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which President Obama signed into law this morning, quipping “Had I not been able to get this bill passed, I would be sleeping on the couch.” You’ll also find a Donald Kaul column about Obama’s controversial deal with the GOP on the Bush tax cuts and Jim Hightower on DeLay’s recent conviction. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.

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  1. Toxic CEO Pay Story / Sarah Anderson
  2. Denying Health Care to Americans is Un-American / William McCartney
  3. School Lunch Victory / Robert Gottlieb
  4. Monumental Wilderness / Athan Manuel
  5. Invertebrate President / Donald Kaul
  6. The Hammer Gets Nailed / Jim Hightower
  7. College Ain’t What it Used to Be / William A. Collins
  8. Spineless / Khalil Bendib
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