In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Karen Dolan explains why we need to preserve the nation’s safety net and Tim Butterworth describes Social Security’s origins. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.

  1. With Poverty on the Rise, this is no Time to Slash the Safety Net / Karen Dolan
  2. Does the GOP Hate Women? / Martha Burk
  3. It’s Time to Study Social Security’s Origins / Tim Butterworth
  4. Unemployed for Life? / David Elliot
  5. Heroes of the Republic / Donald Kaul
  6. A Perry Tale about the Prince of Privilege / Jim Hightower
  7. We Need an Armistice in the War on Drugs / William A. Collins
  8. Perry’s Feast / Khalil Bendib

Perry's Feast, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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