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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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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. 


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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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We All Have "Skin in the Game." That's Why We Need Medicare for All.

On the ongoing push to skin patients needing care

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Democrats Will Ignore Broad Progressive Reforms at Their Peril

After a decade in which it lost more than 900 federal and state elections, the Wall Street-dominated wing of the Democratic Party continues to insist on adherence to a political path that landed them in wilderness in Washington and most state capitols

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How to Fully Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions: It's Called Medicare for All

While Democratic candidates have rightfully exposed the outlandish lies by Trump and numerous Republicans suddenly acting as defenders of the sick, the inconvenient truth is that even with the ACA, insurance companies have found numerous ways to skirt the law, part of their business goals which prioritize profits over patients

Chuck Idelson ·

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