Editors' Blog

Broadly Speaking: Responses to the SOTU

After the State of the Union, Time to Get to Workby Benjamin Todd Jealous, NAACP

State of the Union and the Right-wing Danger

I haven't written for the blog lately because I have been overwhelmed with work – teaching Winter session courses, doing union work here at Rutgers, etc.  But  I thought I would respond to some developments as President Obama prepares for his State of Union address, which the press is calling...

Health reform benefits that went into effect Jan. 1 2011

Republicans want to repeal the following health reform benefits:

Health reform benefits put in place last year

Republicans want to repeal the following benefits (see DrsforAmerica.org) put in place by the health reform law:

Doctors Say Yes To Health Reform, No To Repeal

Doctors Say Yes To Health Reform, No To RepealThousands of Physicians and Medical Students Show Their Support for Health Reform

Environmental Group Praises Obama Admin. for Vetoing Mountaintop Removal Coal Mine

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Vetoes Proposed West Virginia Mountaintop Removal Mine

Promote Peace in Our Politics

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of Saturday’s shooting in Arizona.

Most correct position on tax cuts I've read so far

From Americans United for Change:

Congress' Tax Alamo

After watching the debate over the President's tax framework in the House last night on C-SPAN, I have to admit to being somewhat amused.

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