This week in OtherWords, Dana Brown explains why she’d like to see Washington ditch the Cuban embargo and Richard Kirsch says that Republicans aren’t going to win the 2014 mid-term elections by harping endlessly about the Affordable Care Act.

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  1. Highway Robbery / Ryan Alexander
    Well, you get what you don’t pay for.
  2. Republicans Can’t Win by Attacking Health Care in 2014 / Richard Kirsch
    Progressives must welcome the debate that Republicans insist on having about repealing the Affordable Care Act.
  3. 55 Years Is Enough / Dana Brown
    Here’s why a majority of Americans agree the Cuban embargo should end.
  4. Should Great Cities Roll Out the Welcome Mat for Great Fortunes? / Sam Pizzigati
    Just as people can overdose on drugs, cities can overdose on billionaires.
  5. The Great American Experiment / Jill Richardson
    Lax regulation of toxic chemicals turns us all into human guinea pigs.
  6. Poetic Justice Strikes the CEO of ExxonMobil / Jim Hightower
    Some of the biggest supporters of fracking don’t want it in their backyards.
  7. A Recipe for Better Disaster Movies / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    Keeping track of all the latest chemical spills and other devastating events is impossible.
  8. Held Captive by Bad Policy / Khalil Bendib cartoon

    Held Captive by Bad Policy, a OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Held Captive by Bad Policy, a 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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