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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Department of Veterans Affairs

Listen Carefully... The Veterans Administration Is Already Engaged in Privatization

Ahead of Robert Willkie’s confirmation as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump loyalists at the agency took aggressive steps to purge or reassign staff members perceived to be disloyal to President Trump and his agenda for veterans, according to multiple people familiar with the moves.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 21, 2018

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Our Union. Our Rights. Our Patients.

Union Power is On the Rise, From Missouri to West Virginia

We’re standing up to hold employers and elected officials accountable for protecting our right to work together.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director, National Nurses United
August 9, 2018

Erin Murphy for Minnesota Governor

Nurse Talk Radio Visits With The Next Governor Of Minnesota, Erin Murphy

Join Us for Part One of Nurse Talk Radio’s Interview with RN and Candidate for Governor of Minnesota, Erin Murphy.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
July 23, 2018

Erin Murphy for Minnesota Governor

Meet The Next Governor Of Minnesota RN Erin Murphy (Part 2)

Part Two of Nurse Talk Radio's Interview with Erin Murphy.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
July 23, 2018

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

Nurses Say: Families Belong Together

Nurses March on ICE, Child Internment Camps to Say ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Policy is a Public Health Crisis

National Nurses United, the largest union of registered nurses in the U.S., representing 1700 RNs in El Paso, TX, is mobilizing at the border and beyond to say the only thing nurses have “zero tolerance” for is the Trump administration’s inhumane immigration policy.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
June 25, 2018