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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Ben Day, Executive Director for Healthcare NOW

An Interview with Executive Director for Healthcare NOW Ben Day

Ben Day is no stranger to the National Single Payer movement. He currently serves as Executive Director of Healthcare NOW and prior to taking on this role he was the Executive Director of MASS-Care, the Massachusetts Campaign for Single Payer Health Care, for eight years.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
December 4, 2018
Nurse protesting

Nurses Condemn Use of Tear Gas on Asylum-Seeking Families

Vomiting, blurred vision, shortness of breath, coughing, sneezing, tearing, difficulty swallowing, temporary blindness, pain — and in documented cases: 

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
Mary-Jane Perry, RN

RNs Skip Thanksgiving to Provide Aid and Relief to Camp Fire Victims

When Mary-Jane Perry’s four children and husband sit down for Thanksgiving with the grandparents in Sacramento, the registered nurse won’t be dishing up the turkey.

National Nurses United
November 23, 2018

• RNRN

California

RNRN medical mission team in Guatemala

As Doors Close on Central American Immigrants RNRN Conducts Medical Mission in Guatemala

On June 3, 2018, the Volcan de Fuego, one of Guatemala’s many active volcanoes, exploded with catastrophic consequences. The disaster left more than 3000 people displaced, 332 people dead and 246 people missing.

National Nurses United
November 12, 2018

• RNRN

Love It! Improve It! Medicare For All!

What the midterms taught us: A ‘PEOPLE’S WAVE’ is rising. And we WILL win Medicare for All.

From record voter turnout — to mass grassroots door knocking, phone banking and volunteering, the win the pundits overlooked is the win of a rising “people’s wave.” This mass movement, a rebuke to the corporate agenda, is not beholden to election cycles or candidates, but rather to the issues themselves, from health care; to environmental, racial and economic justice; to voting rights.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director, National Nurses United
November 8, 2018