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Nurses need to be listened to, not blamed

By Suzanne Gordon

Stop blaming nurses for the potential spread of Ebola.

A more humane approach needed toward immigrants and refugees

by Angie Trudell Vasquez

The vast majority of Americans are immigrants, and certain politicians should not forget that.
Except for American Indians, who can trace their time back on this landmass through countless generations, most people’s ancestors came here from somewhere else.

Why Ben Carson is surging in GOP race

by Clarence Lusane

There is one candidate in the Republican presidential race who can potentially derail the Donald Trump Express, and it’s not Jeb Bush.
The Donald’s dominance in the GOP primaries has obscured the equally amazing rise of retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson. For weeks, Carson has been second, tied or even leading in the polls.

A new retail trend this Labor Day

by Gloria Ortiz

This Labor Day, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch and Victoria’s Secret are setting a trend that other retailers need to follow — and it isn’t crop tops or bright floral prints.

#LaughingWhileBlack another burden for people of color

by Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The phenomenon of #DrivingWhileBlack has long been documented. The latest social media firestorm chronicles #LaughingWhileBlack.

School testing opting out about broader issues

by Tim Slekar

The school testing opt-out movement is not an anti-testing phenomenon.
It has nothing to do with being for or against testing. Opting out is simply an act of civil disobedience that targets test-and-punish “accountability” scams that have 1) siphoned off billions of dollars from public schools, 2) set in motion a new wave of racial and economic segregation, and 3) denied a rich and equitable education for the least among us.