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.
Ripe for Reduction
December 12, 2012 - The pending budget deal must include long-overdue military spending cuts. By Miriam Pemberton, published in Counterpunch and The Liberty (TX) Vindicator and The San Antonio Express-News
Our National Failure to Commit
December 12, 2012 - The Senate hasn't approved any major multilateral treaties since 1997. By Don Kraus, published in The Huffington Post and The Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune
Jobs or the Environment?
December 12, 2012 - Soon it will be too late and we'll have neither. By Lee Ballinger, published in The (Youngstown, OH) Vindicator
Billionaires with No Skin in the Game
December 12, 2012 - If the top two percent is up in arms about losing their Bush tax cuts, why aren't they generating any street heat? By Jason Salzman
In Fact, Fairly Taxing the Rich Won't Scare Them Away
December 12, 2012 - Recent research debunks some of the most common arguments against raising taxes on the richest Americans. By Sam Pizzigati, published in The Albany Tribune and Unionosity