This week in OtherWords, Jill Richardson talks turkey, William A. Collins and I call for a new economy, and Marc Morial asks whether we’re becoming a nation of bullies. Be sure to check our blog, especially on Tuesdays. That’s when we run a bonus commentary by Jim Hightower. And thanks to everyone who has asked about Donald Kaul. He is on the mend but still taking a break.

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  1. A Typhoon Tax / Janet Redman and John Cavanagh
    Climate action is the right thing to do and smart economics.
  2. The United States of Bullying / Marc Morial
    As the Miami Dolphins’ case shows, our society has trouble dealing with adult-on-adult bullying.
  3. CEOs Against Grandmas / Sarah Anderson
    The loudest calls for Social Security cuts are coming from CEOs who will never have to worry about their own retirement security.
  4. Save the Turkeys / Jill Richardson
    Our fast-growing, heavy-breasted birds can’t even mate anymore.
  5. ‘Tis the Season to Celebrate Mammon / Jim Hightower
    If you happen to have a job in a chain store, don’t even think about taking a holiday.
  6. Upgrading Our Clunker Economy / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
    With the traditional highway to success down to two lanes, it’s time for some innovation.
  7. The Swiss Take Aim at Executive Excess / Sam Pizzigati
    Can maximum pay laws rein in runaway CEO pay?
  8. Genetically Engineered Truth / Khalil Bendib

    Genetically Engineered Truth, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

    Genetically Engineered Truth, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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Emily Schwartz Greco

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