This week in OtherWords, Brett Fleishman writes about how Shell and ExxonMobil recently tossed some logs into the fossil-fuel divestment fire and Jill Richardson explains what’s wrong with time-saving coffee pods.

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  1. A Fossil-Fueled Bombshell / Brett Fleishman
    Believe it or not, Shell — of all companies — gets it.
  2. The Diplomatic Dance with Iran / Chris Toensing
    If we want to make progress in peace talks, we should stop stepping on Iran’s toes.
  3. A Tortured Twist on Ethics / Yosef Brody
    Why isn’t the American Psychological Association pursuing ethics charges against psychologist John Leso for abuses he helped carry out at the Guantánamo prison?
  4. The Power Politics behind a Long, Gilded Life / Sam Pizzigati
    The last link between America’s plutocratic past and present has left us.
  5. The High Price of Laziness / Jill Richardson
    Is it really worth filling up a landfill to avoid making your own coffee?
  6. Wall Street’s Bonus Inflation / Jim Hightower
    The New York financial industry’s $27 billion haul for 2013 is ridiculous.
  7. Washington Gives Peace a Chance / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    The Crimea crisis offers President Obama a chance to retroactively earn his Nobel Peace Prize.
  8. Leave No War Behind / Khalil Bendib

    Leave No War Behind, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Leave No War Behind, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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Emily Schwartz Greco

Emily Schwartz Greco is the managing editor of OtherWords, a non-profit national editorial service run by the Institute for Policy Studies. OtherWords.org @ESGreco

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