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Chuck Idelson

Chuck Idelson

Chuck Idelson is the Communications Senior Strategist for National Nurses United, the nation's largest union and professional organization of registered nurses with 175,000 members.

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Behind the Rise in Union Support—And the Challenge Ahead

The inequities leading to the current moment largely derive from the policies of neoliberalism, a model of unfettered capitalism.

Chuck Idelson ·


The Corporate Narrative on Inflation Is Bogus

Progressive economists understand there is a more accurate narrative on higher prices and it's time for us to tell it.

Chuck Idelson ·


The Problem Is the Guns. The Guns. The Guns. The Guns.

It's not school security or mental illness or anything else—it’s just all the guns.

Chuck Idelson ·


CalCare: Now Is the Time for Universal Healthcare in California

Lost in so much of the reporting and "analysis" are the very real people whose lives illustrate why CalCare is needed.

Chuck Idelson ·


Virginia's Long History of Racism Reared Its Ugly Head in the Youngkin Victory

Youngkin's hammering away on CRT was a not very subtle dog whistle to inflame the right-wing base which voted for him in record margins, and it also served to make some white voters comfortable with switching to the supposed non-Trump Republican.

Chuck Idelson ·


Echoes of the Past Are Present in Texas' Latest Racist Attack on Education

The racist underpinnings of Texas' crusade to hold back the tide of social and demographic change that threatens to upend the far right's hold on power should not be a surprise in a state that was founded by white slave owners.

Chuck Idelson ·


Anti-Vax, Anti-Mask Rhetoric Has Long Roots in U.S. History

The ideological mix of rugged individualism, freedom, and liberty had become deeply embedded among a large swath of Americans, further poisoned by centuries of structural racism that persists today. 


Chuck Idelson ·


The Far-Right War on History, Education, and Thinking

Knowing the real history of the United States is essential to advancing the struggles of today.

Chuck Idelson ·

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