In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Sarah Anderson underscores the dangers posed by Wall Street’s lightning-speed computerized trading and Donald Kaul makes the case for eating more vegetables. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.

  1. Wall Street’s Speed Freaks / Sarah Anderson
    The high-frequency trading that dominates the stock market could trigger another global financial crisis.
  2. Grassroots Victory / Carl Gibson
    A coalition of big corporations has lost a battle to nab a huge tax break.
  3. A Watered-Down Education / Wenonah Hauter
    Project WET’s supposed mission is a slap in the face to any community that has had its water muscled away by Nestle.
  4. A More Meaningful Mother’s Day Gift / Leslie Kantor
    How about giving moms a little help with the birds and the bees?
  5. Vegan Confessions / Donald Kaul
    The vegetable is a quick cure for much if not most of our health problems.
  6. Food Stamp Foolishness / Jim Hightower
    Rep. Paul Ryan’s trying to justify his abuse of the poor with religious lip service.
  7. The Pipeline from the Black Lagoon / William A. Collins
    TransCanada’s Keystone XL project is rotten.
  8. Vegan on Board / Khalil Bendib

Vegan on Board, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib.

Vegan on Board, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib.

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