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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Veteran service member saluting

Opinion: Keep veterans’ health care out of the profit-making business

Military veterans beware. I am writing to let your readers know there is serious discussion by the current administration in Washington, D.C. to privatize the Veterans Administration’s health services and place the welfare of America’s veterans in the hands of corporate magnates like the Koch brothers and other profit-driven entrepreneurs.

John Spitzberg writing for Juneau Empire
January 8, 2019

• Veterans Affairs

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Why mixing Medicare with commercial insurance is not the health reform we need

At a gathering in Burlington, Vermont, convened by the Sanders Institute, with support from National Nurses United, I spoke about the perils of mixing Medicare with commercial insurance.

Diane Archer, Just Care
December 7, 2018
Panelists discussed issues such as understaffing and turnover

Nurses call for union rights and better patient care

Nurses from the Hopkins Hospital and National Nurses United (NNU), a union of registered nurses, joined local politicians and community members for a town hall event on Saturday at the Reginald F.

Rachel Juieng, The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
December 6, 2018
Healthcare workers in operating room

Great Expectations: California’s First Steps Toward Universal Health Care

In September 2017, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom stood in front of a crowd of 1,500 nurses in San Francisco and pledged his support for bringing universal health care to California.

Capital & Main, Gabriel Thompson
December 5, 2018
Nurses fighting for a strong VA

Op-Ed: Veteran Wants VA System Saved

Here just after observing Armistice Day to mark 100 years since the end of WWI, and to mourn death and suffering, instead of glorifying war and using veterans as ad copy to sell consumer goods, a p

Ellen Barfield, U.S. Army Sergeant
November 29, 2018

• Veterans Affairs