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The Lineup: Week of June 18-24, 2012

June 18, 2012 ·

Matias Ramos weighs in on President Obama's new immigration policy.

In this week's OtherWords editorial package, Matias Ramos weighs in on President Obama's new immigration policy and Janet Redman looks at what's at stake in this week's Rio+20 environmental summit. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven't signed up yet, please do.

  1. The Elephant in Rio / Janet Redman
    Don't bank on a new "green economy" to solve our climate challenges.
  2. Obama's DREAM Gambit / Matias Ramos
    With this new immigration policy, Obama is galvanizing his reelection prospects and potentially boosting support for many Democratic congressional candidates in November.
  3. Low-Wage Nation / Peter Edelman
    Poverty and inequality are threatening our democracy.
  4. Making the World Safer for the Next Bernie Madoff / Joe Newman
    Lawmakers are pushing a bill that would hand the oversight of investment advisers to an organization with an inherent conflict of interest.
  5. Running for Magician-in-Chief / Donald Kaul
    Republicans are embracing a dangerous Marxist philosophy.
  6. Wisconsin's Alien Seed / Jim Hightower
    There can be no joy in the fact that money rules.
  7. The War on Drugs Is the Dumbest of Them All / William A. Collins
    We went through this exercise once before with Prohibition.
  8. Broken Planet / Khalil Bendib

Broken Planet, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib