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Nurses need to be listened to, not blamed

By Suzanne Gordon

Stop blaming nurses for the potential spread of Ebola.

Mike Huckabee's Targeting of Beyonce is Absurd

by Fred McKissack

It seems like Mike Huckabee is running out of ideas.
That is why the ex-Arkansas governor and presidential aspirant is aiming at an icon of pop culture. Beyonce, he says and writes, sprays the airwaves with trashy lyrics and videos that will lead young women to the stripper pole. He even manages to use the word “pimp” in describing her husband’s Jay-Z’s role, not realizing that Beyonce’s career was soaring long before he put a ring on her finger.

Obama's Saudi Visit Hypocritical

by Moustafa Bayoumi

President Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia to pay tribute to the late King Abdullah shows American hypocrisy.

We Shouldn't Make Felons Out of Families

by Clara Long

Contrary to the assertions of overreach by House Republicans, President Obama’s executive actions on immigrants actually don’t go far enough.
When he announced in November measures to extend temporary relief from deportation to millions of unauthorized immigrants, Obama stressed that his administration would focus on removing “felons, not families.”

Republicans Renew Attacks on Immigrants

By Jose Miguel Leyva

The GOP is continuing its campaign against immigrants.
Republican House members recently attached an amendment to a Homeland Security funding bill threatening President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program.

Obama's Tuition-Free Proposal Could Be Transformative

by Sarah Labadie

President Obama’s proposal in his State of the Union address for tuition-free community college could change millions of lives.
In my job, I fight to protect the funding for Illinois’ financial aid program, MAP. I hear stories from low-wage working women who want to earn a degree that would help them get better jobs so they can support themselves and their families.
So when I think about Obama’s plan for two years of free community college, I don’t think about whom it can help in the abstract.