National Nurses United

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Healthcare workers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' New York Harbor Healthcare System listen to Marcus Ashby, an ICU nurse at a Manhattan hospital, speak as they participate in a national day of action on August 5, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Michael M. Santiago via Getty Images)
"Strong enforceable standards that require employers to develop workplace Covid-19 safety plans," said AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, "are necessary for reducing infections and deaths, and beating this virus."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Participants in the Medicare for All Rally in Los Angeles California on February 4, 2017. Organizers called for a single-payer system for Medicare. (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
"The fastest, most direct path to Medicare for All has always gone through the...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A first grade student sits at her desk at South Boston Catholic Academy in South Boston on September 10, 2020. (Photo: David L. Ryan/<em>The Boston Globe</em> via Getty Images)
"The studies commonly cited as supporting school reopening are deeply flawed."


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."