National Nurses United

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A healthcare worker prepares to transport a patient on a stretcher into an ambulance at Life Care Center of Kirkland on February 29, 2020 in Kirkland, Washington.
"This man is a serious danger to the health and safety of every health care worker in the nation."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
An intensive care nurse treats a patient at an intensive care unit at the Klinikum Bad Hersfeld hospital on March 20, 2020 in Bad Hersfeld, Germany.
Nurses and doctors are being "sent to battle with no armor," said National...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Deborah Berger, president of National Nurses United, speaks during a news conference on March 5, 2020 in Oakland, California.
"We can actually go to war and not ask one question, but to prevent this kind...


The city of Chicago has yanked the permit for a National Nurses United march during the NATO summit after Rage Against the Machine 's Tom Morello joined the line-up. Organizers charged the city is trying to " marginalize" the nurses, who are calling for a Wall Street transaction tax, and Morello insisted, "We won't be silenced." "If Rahm Emanuel is so afraid of my popularity in Chicago maybe I should run against him in the next election. See you in the streets."