In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Donald Kaul and John Feffer reflect on the insane national context for the tragic attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson and cartoonist Khalil Bendib illustrates their points in this week’s editorial cartoon. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.

  1. Ruled by Rifles / John Feffer
  2. The Tragic U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan / Eric Stoner
  3. Baby Scapegoats / Raul A. Reyes
  4. Heritage of Shame / Mark Potok
  5. The Right to Bear Arms, Even if You’re Nuts / Donald Kaul
  6. A Banker who Gets It / Jim Hightower
  7. Climate Change is Here to Stay / William A. Collins
  8. National Insanity / Khalil Bendib
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