In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Salvatore Babones says that without a steady decline in earnings, American households wouldn’t be so saddled with debt. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.

  1. What I’ve Learned Occupying Wall Street and DC / Lacy MacAuley
  2. Shortchanging Our Paychecks / Salvatore Babones
  3. Obama: Reject the Tar Sands Pipeline / Andrew Korfhage
  4. Missouri’s Troy Davis / Brian Evans
  5. Newspaper Nostalgia / Donald Kaul
  6. The GOP Loves the Federal Spending it Hates / Jim Hightower
  7. Veterans, the Human Rubble of Our Wars / William A. Collins
  8. Tar Sands / Khalil Bendib

Tar Sands, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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