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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 150,000 members.

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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 ·


Confederates in the Capitol: The Re-enactment of a Lost Cause

The lesson we must learn from the crushing of Reconstruction is that escorting Trump out the door must not be the end of this story.

Chuck Idelson ·


Frontline Nurses Condemn Trump's Racism and Cruelty Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

"As nurses, we know that kindness and humanitarian compassion are at the core of healing, they are also at the heart of public health and safety."

Chuck Idelson ·


All I Want for Christmas and Hanukkah Is Medicare for All

Medicare for All would eliminate the debilitating health insecurity caused by skyrocketing costs while guaranteeing everyone will get the health care they need, when and where they need it.

Chuck Idelson ·

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