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Thousands of Sutter Health Nurses Stage 1-Day Northern California Strike

"We're tired of being ignored and left without the resources we need to care for our patients," explained California Nurses Association.

Brett Wilkins ·


The Obvious Solutions to the Global Inflation Crisis

Who is standing in the way of a better future?

Laura Basu ·


Right-Wing Judge Kills CDC Mask Mandate for Travel

"No peer nation would tolerate such a power-drunk juristocracy," said one critic. "Our system is badly broken."

Kenny Stancil ·


Biden Urged to 'Fight Like Hell' for Global Covid Funds as New Summit Announced

News of the virtual conference comes amid a failure to vaccinate the Global South—where fewer than one in seven people have received even a first shot.

Brett Wilkins ·


Ontario Premier Ford Plays High-Stakes Game of Vaccine Poker

The ending of COVID-19 restrictions turns out to be pretty much what the “freedom” crowd demanded.

Linda McQuaig ·


Bowman Introduces 'Babies Over Billionaires' Act in Pursuit of Tax Fairness

"This bill will address the inequities in our tax code that keep the ultrawealthy from paying their fair share and will invest the revenue raised in those who deserve it most: our children and hardworking families."

Brett Wilkins ·


Covid-19 Death Rates in Poorer US Counties Were Nearly Double

The tragic reality is that our economic and public health systems do discriminate.

Karen Dolan ·


Rich Nations, Big Pharma Still Blocking 'Early Exit' From Pandemic: Experts

"They have put the lives of millions of people at risk by perpetuating vaccine inequality," reads a new letter.

Jake Johnson ·


'Terrifying': War and Pandemic Could Push 263 Million Into Extreme Poverty This Year

"Without immediate radical action, we could be witnessing the most profound collapse of humanity into extreme poverty and suffering in memory," said the director of Oxfam International.

Kenny Stancil ·


The Leaked WTO Covid Patent Waiver Text Is Very Bad

South Africa owes it to the nations that supported its initial waiver proposal to reject the text and continue negotiations.

Fatima Hassan ·

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