Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Nurses strike in NYC demanding better working conditions and solutions to...

“What’s going on today is that these work environment challenges have been predating COVID-19, and nurses have been experiencing many of these challenges for decades."

Striking Massachusetts nurses outwait corporate giant Tenet

Last year’s longest-running strike came to an end in early January when nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, overwhelmingly voted...

2.5 million nurses demand UN probe into ‘COVID-19 criminals’ blocking patent...

"Continued opposition to the TRIPS waiver is resulting in the violation of human rights of peoples across the world."

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The...

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Hundreds of nurses stage die-in in front of Speaker Pelosi’s San...

On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of nurses and activists took to the streets of San Francisco to demand that Speaker Pelosi fight for the Medicare for All Act, H.R. 1384.

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Without robust wealth and inheritance taxes the children and grandchildren of today's billionaires will dominate our future politics, economy, culture, and philanthropy."

COP28 president challenges science: Claims ‘no science’ behind fossil fuel phase-out

At the heart of the climate debate, COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber's controversial stance on fossil fuels sparks a global outcry, challenging the core objectives of the climate summit.

“The madness of militarism,” the 2023 Ellsberg lecture by Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon reflects on 'the madness of militarism' in the Ellsberg Lecture

On the brink: Supreme Court may endanger Voting Rights Act’s legacy

Facing a historic legal challenge, the Voting Rights Act's future hangs in balance.