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.
The Fiscal Hoax
December 5, 2012 - Don't believe the cliff hype. By Peter Hart, published in Common Dreams and The Everett (WA) Sky Valley Chronicle
For Pete's Sake, What's Happened to Our Democracy?
December 5, 2012 - One billionaire has the wherewithal to totally redirect America's political discourse. By Sam Pizzigati, published in Counterpunch and The (Prestonsburg, KY) Floyd County Times
Dodging the Fiscal Swindle
December 5, 2012 - With a little creativity, we can easily balance the budget without cutting Social Security. By Emily Schwartz Greco, published in The (Los Angeles, CA) Bell Gardens Sun and The Galesburg (IL) Planet
Solving the Twinkie Murder Case
December 5, 2012 - Equity hucksters plundered the company to feather their own nests. By Jim Hightower, published in The Austin (TX) Chronicle and Blue Table Talk
December 5, 2012 - Your Social Security or the fiscal cliff? By Khalil Bendib
The Answer Is Blowing in the Wind
December 5, 2012 - Do we all have to drown in rising seas or broil in epic droughts before we decide it's time to switch to renewable energy? By William A. Collins, published in The Manteca (CA) Bulletin