RoseAnn DeMoro

RoseAnn DeMoro is executive director of the 185,000-member National Nurses United, the nation’s largest union and professional association of nurses, and a national vice president of the AFL-CIO. Follow Rose Ann DeMoro on Twitter: www.twitter.com/NationalNurses

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
The Medicare-for-All Imperative: Beyond "Saving" the Affordable Care Act
Sen. Bernie Sanders' CNN health care debate with Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday night was a case study of the competing visions of social justice and free market fundamentalism. The ostensible frame of the debate was on the expected repeal of the Affordable Care Act. But the presence of Sanders on the stage...
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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:30pm
Access to Buying Insurance Is Not Health Coverage
A signature exchange early in the first Senate hearing Wednesday for Rep. Tom Price in his nomination to be the next Health and Human Services Secretary illustrates a lot about our still damaged healthcare system, and how it could now get much worse. Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose call to expand...
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 8:30am
Repealing Obamacare? Here’s a Better Idea – Medicare for All
Now that the dogged opponents of the Affordable Care Act have caught the Obamacare bus, transforming U.S. healthcare is back on the political agenda. Repeal of the ACA will not curb the persistent, systemic inequities of our profit-focused healthcare system. Tens of millions, even those with health...
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
California’s Prop. 61 Offers Opportunity to Take on Big Pharma
While the world is watching the Presidential race Tuesday night, another election battle in California provides a window in the ability of voters to challenge corporate power – in this case one of the most abusive industries in the world, big pharma. Proposition 61 in California pits the drug...
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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 7:00am
Top 10 Reasons to Continue Donations to Bernie Sanders
Don’t mourn, organize. That testament by labor troubadour, organizer, agitator Joe Hill, from his Utah jail cell to Industrial Workers of the World leader Bill Haywood can inspire us again today. The phenomenal Bernie Sanders campaign for President has ended. But the legacy of the stunning...
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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 8:45am
We Will Not Waver in Our Political Revolution
In three momentous days June 17-19, 3,000 activists gathered in a People’s Summit in Chicago to embrace a continuing resolution to building a broad, bigger progressive movement to transform the nation and the planet. From the speakers podiums to discussion tables and workshops to trainings on...
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Friday, March 25, 2016 - 4:45pm
The Remarkable Bernie Sanders Journey That Will Overcome the Crowning of Clinton
It’s not over. Far from it. The economic and political establishment, which includes the Democratic National Committee (DNC), its Wall Street and corporate backers, and the major media, most of it now owned by a half dozen big corporations, have worked feverishly to turn the Democratic primary...
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 2:15pm
Major Research Findings: Sanders’ Tax Wall Street Plan Would Raise $300 Billion And Create Millions of New Jobs
New research findings from a team of progressive economists provides documentary evidence that the financial footing for Sen. Bernie Sanders visionary social change agenda is not only plausible, but would create far more socially productive jobs, as well as moving us down the road to the more...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:00am
I'm a Woman and I Will Vote for the Best Feminist for President: Bernie Sanders
I am a feminist. And I would like to one day break the glass ceiling with a progressive woman who sees class and race as fundamental problems in American society. But I don’t believe that the divide the Hillary Clinton campaign has created meets that standard – especially not after the destructive...
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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 5:15pm
'Medicare for All' Proposal by Sanders Will Protect Most Precious Gift: Our Health
National Nurses United today enthusiastically welcomed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new plan for achieving the dream of countless Americans for nearly a century – healthcare coverage for everyone. Sanders’ plan (pdf) also aligns with the official position of the AFL-CIO, which has endorsed single payer...
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