This week in OtherWords, Sanjay Jolly describes the promising opportunities that a new wave of low-power FM stations will soon create, Jill Stein explains why she gave Bradley Manning a “presidential pardon,” and William A. Collins and I put the rash of newspaper purchases by billionaires into perspective.
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- A Chance to Start Listening Locally / Sanjay Jolly
Low-power FM radio levels the playing field of ideas and culture.
- Higher Education’s Complicity in the Trayvon Martin Tragedy / William B. Harvey
Universities need to lead the way toward the national conversation on race we clearly need.
- Why I Granted Bradley Manning a Presidential Pardon / Jill Stein
He was defending the highest principles of democracy by exposing U.S. war crimes and State Department deception.
- By George, You Don’t Get It / Donald Kaul
Detroit was a one-industry company town run by executives who forgot how to make cars people wanted to buy.
- Blowing the Whistle on Philanthropy / Sam Pizzigati
A scion of one of America’s top fortunes has just exposed our “charitable-industrial complex.”
- Coke’s Green Lipstick / Jill Richardson
The only truly green thing about a new kind of Coke is the color of its label.
- The Border-Industrial Complex / Jim Hightower
War profiteers have spied a new place they can militarize with their high-tech, high-cost weaponry.
- Unfit to Print / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
Suddenly, all self-respecting billionaires need to own at least one newspaper.
- Aiding the Enemy / Khalil Bendib cartoonEmily Schwartz Greco is the managing editor of OtherWords, a non-profit national editorial service run by the Institute for Policy Studies. OtherWords.org