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Amy Glass is an I.C.U. nurse in California's Central Valley. Working in the heart of the valley for more than fifteen years, Glass has seen more than enough rural poverty for a lifetime.
Drawing arena-sized crowds with his vision for healing America, Bernie Sanders has been called by some a political "rock star." This week, National Nurses United launched a bus to cross America for the social and political movement Sanders champions -- the #BernieBus, a bright red vehicle for change.
The theme is to desperately convince us that Sanders can't win. They repeat it over and over, even though Sanders polls as well or better than Hillary Clinton does against every leading Republican candidate.
A nurses group has spent at least $569,000 on ads for the presidential candidate.
Voters, especially young people, are responding to his call for a real path to heal a nation struggling with massive inequality, a still broken health care system, a racist criminal justice system, and a corrupted and rigged economic and political system. And they recognize the ills are directly linked to decades of a corporate stranglehold over so much of our lives.
As she prepares to leave Monday for Washington, D.C., Almada is going to bring a stethoscope that she hopes to give to President Barack Obama on behalf of her fellow nurses and the California Nurses Association. Engraved on the stethoscope is the message: "Listen to Nurses."
We support the Sanders moment because of the rare opportunity his campaign represents to not just speak truth to power, but to join movements together to change our country.
Bernie Sanders may eventually get flattened like a proverbial pancake by the Hillary Clinton juggernaut, but for the time being at least, he's not only drawing increasingly large and enthusiastic crowds to his rallies -- he has landed his first major labor endorsement.
National Nurses United gets behind Clinton's top challenger. "He's about building a social movement for humanistic change," the union's director says.
We have to ask ourselves as a nation what do our values actually mean. Nurses rank the highest year after year in polls on public trust. Yet when it comes to their own safety nurses have to wage battle in most parts of the nation.
The Ebola epidemic has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa but only one person, a Liberian native, has died in the
In addition to the walkouts, nurses at other facilities nationwide would engage in protests on Nov. 12, including picketing
Amid the media accounts of the worst Ebola outbreak, some significant context is largely missing from the major media reporting. Atop this list are links of the outbreak to the climate crisis and global inequality and austerity-driven cuts in public services that have greatly contributed to the rapid spread of Ebola.
We nurses are desperate to be understood but fall short of fixing the problem, so pick your head up, stop whining about long shifts, sore feet, and stunted emotions that come from the work you have chosen to do. Instead, find a way to share the pride you have in what you do.