by Sandy Eaton Twenty-one years ago, Worcester nurses faced off against the Tenet Corporation. Newly organized, they struck for forty-nine days to win a first contract. Then, as now, money wasn’t the main issue. The safety of patients and staff in a profit-driven healthcare system […]
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by Catherine DeLorey Originally posted in DigBoston on August 9th, 2021. For those who did not already realize what a dysfunctional health care system we have, the Covid pandemic has exposed just how vulnerable the US healthcare system is. While more and more people become […]
by Cole Harrison Militarism tightened its icy, bipartisan grip on Washington, as the House of Representatives Sept. 23 voted for a $778 billion Pentagon budget — $38 billion higher than Trump’s final budget, and $24 billion higher than the amount requested by President Biden. The […]
by Jonathan King Massachusetts is a national center of medicine, medical research and health care. It is also the birthplace of Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, and other nuclear disarmament advocacy groups. Mass Peace Action is one of the largest such […]
by Jackie King The Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign and their allies converged on the offices of US Rep. Stephen Lynch in Boston and Richard Neal in Springfield June 7 for a press conference to demand that they – and all the state’s representatives – co-sponsor […]