The Lineup: Week of June 11-17, 2012

In this week’s OtherWords editorial package, Robin Broad and John Cavanagh explain why a Canadian company’s lawsuit against the government of El Salvador threatens democracy everywhere. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.

  1. Mining Gold, Undermining Democracy / Robin Broad and John Cavanagh
    Neither foreign investors nor unelected tribunals deserve the power to trump democratically elected leaders.
  2. Wisconsin Wakeup Call / John Stauber
    It’s too simple to say that money bought this election.
  3. Clearing the Air / Andrew Korfhage
    Many health care organizations have joined environmental advocates like the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council in supporting a new EPA rule that would curb the deadly pollution spewed from the next generation of coal-fired power plants.
  4. Blowing a Chance to Save American Jobs / Dave Hamilton
    Congress must renew a successful tax credit supporting the budding wind power industry.
  5. Recalling the Gilded Age / Donald Kaul
    Americans just won’t take greed from their next-door neighbors.
  6. These Steaks May Stick to Your Ribs / Jim Hightower
    While meat glue is widely used, corporations peddling molded meat aren’t eager to let us consumers in on their little secret.
  7. Our Press Freedom is under Fire / William A. Collins
    In its latest assessment, Reporters Without Borders ranked the United States No. 47 for media freedom.
  8. Solidarity in Reverse / Khalil Bendib
Solidarity in Reverse, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

Solidarity in Reverse, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib