RoseAnn DeMoro

RoseAnn DeMoro is a labor leader and organizer for social change. She is former executive director of National Nurses United and former national vice president of the AFL-CIO. In addition to serving as board member of Consumer Watchdog, she is currently spending all of her time telling everyone she knows, and even more people that she does not know, that Bernie Sanders should run for president in 2020. Follow her on Twitter: @RoseAnnDeMoro

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
What’s At Stake When Billionaires Try to Buy Our Democracy
The shameless spectacle of billionaires drowning the airwaves should not numb us to the consequences of what is at stake if the super rich succeed in buying our elections.
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Friday, October 12, 2012
It’s Up to All of Us to Protect Social Security
“One thing I know. Social Security is so firmly embedded in the American psychology today that no politician, no political group could possibly destroy this Act and still maintain our democratic system.
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Robin Hood Campaign – A Movement, and Now Legislation Too
For many months, nurses, healthcare, environmental, labor, consumer, faith-based and other community activists have rallied on Wall Street, at banks and legislative offices, and outside the White House and Treasury Department, saying it is time to tax Wall Street to help revive our economy and nation.
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Nurses Union Will Keep Fighting for Medicare for All
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, former insurance company executive Wendell Potter’s appeal to single payer advocates to “bury the hatchet,” recently published in The Nation , is both misdirected and shortsighted.
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Why Jamie Dimon and his Wall Street Buddies Need to Pay a Robin Hood tax
As JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon showed up to Congress on Tuesday to try to explain how his "too big to fail" bank could mysteriously lose $2bn in risky trades, he was suddenly diverted to a back entrance.
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Friday, March 30, 2012
Supreme Court Judges Have Access to Guaranteed Care, Shouldn’t You?
Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Stephen Breyer did not have much in common during the three days of debate on the 2010 healthcare law before the Supreme Court March 26-28. But they did share one essential characteristic. All four will never have to worry about guaranteed access to healthcare.
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The Real Cure for "Obamacare": Medicare for All
With the approaching Supreme Court showdown on the President Obama’s 2010 health care law (the Affordable Care Act, modeled on Mitt Romney’s law in Massachusetts), the U.S. healthcare system remains a dysfunctional mess, as nurses bear witness to every day.
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Saturday, October 22, 2011
Nurses Call the Question on Obama and Global Financial Transaction Tax – Which Side are You On?
Will President Obama be the main holdout when world leaders, under growing pressure from the occupy Wall Street protests across the world and demand building for a tax on international financial transactions, meet early next month at the G-20 summit in France?
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Monday, September 05, 2011
Let's Call It Un-Labor Day
In honor of the latest dreary news that exactly zero net jobs were created in August, the corporate CEOs who ship our jobs overseas, and the budget cutters in Washington whose priorities lie elsewhere, let’s just rechristen the September holiday “Un-Labor” Day.
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Friday, March 11, 2011
Time for a Main Street Contract for the American People
The ongoing battles in the streets and capitols in Madison, Columbus, Lansing, Indianapolis, and other American cities make it clear that the lines are no longer just drawn, they are exposed. There are two Americas. One where Wall Street gets bailouts, and another where public schools and safety net programs get slashed.
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