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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
LA oil field map

Nurses Stand up for Public Health at STAND-LA Community Forum on Oil Extraction

On July 12, Tveen Kirkpatrick, RN, from Keck Hospital, University of Southern California, and Guss Mata, RN, of Kaiser Sunset attended the STAND-LA community forum.

California Nurses Association
July 13, 2018
Protester from Poor Peoples' Campaign

California has the world’s fifth-largest economy. Fix taxes to fix wealth disparity

To listen to the doom and gloom crowd, starting in the Oval Office, California resembles a failed nation with burdensome taxes on the state’s highest income residents, and badly misplaced priorities.

Bonnie Castillo, Special to The Sacramento Bee
July 5, 2018
Nurses Take Strong Stand

Nurses Take A Strong Stand After Janus Ruling

As predicted the Supreme Court passed down its decision to roll back decades of union and worker rights in Janus v. (AFSCME) American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, posing a significant threat to patient safety as well as worker and community health and economic standards.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
July 3, 2018
Thousands march for Medicare For All

On Eve of NHS 70th Anniversary, Thousands March in U.S., U.K. to say ‘Healthcare is a Human Right!’

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) turns 70 on July 5, an anniversary marked by a people’s movement to demand that the under-attack NHS be free, for all, forever.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director, National Nurses United
July 2, 2018
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A Dagger in the Heart of Workers and Our Democracy: What's Behind the Janus Court Ruling

The Supreme Court’s transparent effort to decapitate public sector unions in its 5-4 Janus vs. AFSCME decision on Wednesday places a wide swath of public health and safety protections in its crosshairs as well.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA; writing for Common Dreams
June 29, 2018