OtherWords distributes commentary and cartoons aimed at making progressive analysis more ubiquitous in the national conversation. This project sends about 1,700 newspaper editors a weekly editorial package free of charge and publication-ready. Formerly known as Minuteman Media, OtherWords became part of the Institute for Policy Studies in 2010.
A "Boy Afraid of Being a Boy" as Inaugural Poet?
January 17, 2013 - Sometimes the arc does bend toward justice. By Sarah Browning
This Week in OtherWords: January 16, 2013
January 16, 2013 - Jill Richardson says that Beyonce's high-profile association with Pepsi makes her unfit as a role model for Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign. By Emily Schwartz Greco
The Dropped Ball
January 2, 2013 - While the White House and much of the media spun the hurried late-night move as a victory for the middle class, it was a win paid for with new tax cuts worth hundreds of billions of dollars for America's wealthiest families. By Scott Klinger
Gun Ownership Is a Hobby, Not a Right
December 19, 2012 - Sure, some people can use guns safely. Some people can also smoke crack safely, drink and drive safely and handle explosives safely. We don't let them because too many other people can't. By Salvatore Babones
This Week in OtherWords: Kaul Writes Again and Richardson Becomes Our Newest Weekly Columnist
December 19, 2012 - We've revamped our website, making it more user-friendly and easier to access on mobile devices. By Emily Schwartz Greco