In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Donald Kaul weighs in on New York City’s pending ban on supersized drinks and Jim Hightower celebrates the growing success of locally brewed beer. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.
- Economic Rapture Might Be around the Corner / Salvatore Babones
If the deficit disappears, our economic nightmare might finally come to an end.
- We Can’t Put a Price on Nature / Wenonah Hauter
The greenwashed economy threatens our ability to pursue sustainable development.
- The ‘Freedom’ to Refuse Health Insurance / Mitchell Zimmerman
Raise your hand if you don’t want any health insurance.
- A New Kind of Scrutiny on the Campaign Trail / Jason Salzman
Undercover liars with cameras shouldn’t get to destroy political candidates with impunity.
- The War on Soda Pop / Donald Kaul
We’re famous for embracing the freedom to do the wrong thing, as often as we please.
- The Local Beer Boom / Jim Hightower
Craft breweries have doubled their share of the U.S. market since 2004.
- Shameless Tax Loopholes / William A. Collins
Sen. Lindsey Graham says tax-avoiding gimmicks are “American.”
- Supersized Liberty / Khalil Bendib
Give me your diabetic, your obese, your uninsured masses.