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.
Why I'm Singing the Inauguration Blues
January 23, 2013 - Like Paul Ryan and Henry Marsh, I had a bad day on the mall. By Alana Baum
7 Progressive Steps Obama Should Take in His Second Term
January 19, 2013 - This cheat sheet will come in handy in case he wants to get back in touch with his inner anti-war community organizer. By Emily Schwartz Greco
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