This week in OtherWords, Sam Pizzigati explains why the McCutcheon Supreme Court campaign finance case has the potential to make our political system even more vulnerable to political corruption than it was during the Watergate era and Josh Levy previews an upcoming protest against domestic surveillance. Donald Kaul is taking this week off.
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- Taking the Fight for Electronic Privacy to the Streets / Josh Levy
On October 26, we’re staging the nation’s biggest domestic protest yet against mass surveillance.
- A Radioactive Poster Child for Government Waste / Lydia Dennett
A planned $11.6 billion uranium processing facility may serve no purpose at all.
- Worse than Watergate / Sam Pizzigati
A new Supreme Court campaign finance case could unleash unprecedented political corruption.
- Meat So Cheap You Could Die / Jill Richardson
Even under normal conditions, as the latest tainted chicken scare illustrates, we’re giving food safety short shrift.
- Health Care Hypocrisy / Jim Hightower
Sen. Ted Cruz declined taxpayer-funded coverage because of his wife’s Cadillac policy.
- How to Honor the March on Washington’s Legacy (or Not) / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
There’s a big disparity between which communities have or lack health insurance coverage.
- Monumental Government / Khalil Bendib