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Labor Board Hearing Set for Nurses Alleging Hopkins Is Preventing Them From Unionizing

Labor Board Hearing Set for Nurses Who Allege Hopkins Is Preventing Them From Unionizing

January 24, 2019

On March 6, The National Labor Relations Board will hear public testimony from nurses who allege unfair labor practices by the world-leading Johns Hopkins Hospital

Medicare for All is a Fight to Democratize the Economy

Medicare for All is a Fight to Democratize the Economy

December 31, 2018

Kelly Coogan-Gehr of National Nurses United tells Paul Jay that healthcare represents one-fifth of the US economy, and to bring that fully into the public sector would be an important step towards transferring economic power to the public interest

NLRB Says Johns Hopkins Violating Rights of Nurses Seeking to Unionize

NLRB Says Johns Hopkins Violating Rights of Nurses Seeking to Unionize

October 31, 2018

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks to pro and anti-union nurses at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital about the impact of the ruling from the nation’s top labor board

Exclusive: Nurse Speaks Out Over Johns Hopkins’ ‘Anti-Union Campaign’

June 28, 2018

Hopkins nurse Kate Phillips says the hospital has prevented nurses from discussing the benefits of a union, and that the hospital faces a high attrition rate and low staff to patient ratios

California Dems Reject Sen. Feinstein, Open Path for Progressive Candidate

February 27, 2018

Long-serving Senator Dianne Feinstein failed to receive the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, signaling a shift in the state’s politics towards a more progressive alternative

Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements Punish the Poor

January 11, 2018

The Trump administration has told states they can cut off Medicaid benefits unless recipients meet work requirements. Michael Lighty of National Nurses United calls it an “authoritarian social engineering project” that targets the most vulnerable

Trump’s Obamacare Sabotage Burdens the Sickest

October 12, 2017

President Trump’s new effort to undermine Obamacare through “association plans” would increase the healthcare costs of those who need it most, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United

‘No Compromise on Health Care’: Michael Lighty of National Nurses United

July 13, 2017

With Senate Republicans dithering over the new version of the Health Care Bill, Michael Lighty of the National Nurses United says Democrats should offer no compromises and progressives should fight for single payer

“Wealthcare” Defeated: Health Care For All Back on the Agenda

March 24, 2017

National Nurses United co-director Jean Ross says only Medicare for All can provide care for millions who still remain uninsured under the Affordable Care Act

Podesta Emails Show Hillary Is No Champion of Progressive Causes

October 13, 2016

Overshadowed by revelations of Trump’s sexual assaults on women, the documents published by Wikileaks expose the Democratic candidate as a servant of corporate and military power, says author and journalist Doug Henwood