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This article describes an epidemic that has hit not just Massachusetts, but many other parts of the country. Socialist Alternative pointed out in the perspectives document passed at our recent National Convention, “Across the board, the bottom...

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All nurses leave work crying from time to time. The work we do is physically, emotionally, and psychologically demanding. But nurses at some of Philadelphia’s biggest, most prestigious hospitals were leaving in tears every damn...

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Single-payer health care, according to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton “will never, ever come to pass.” With that sort of wet blanket approach during campaign season, it’s no wonder Sanders’ support has surged. But it’s what...

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Paid parental leave has been part of the debate for working women since the 1960s, and most countries across the world have passed some form of leave for families with new babies. In the United...

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In what has proven to be a perfect storm of climate change, underfunded health care, and poor infrastructure, the Zika virus has become an epidemic in Latin America. What was previously classified as a relatively...

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The Poisoning of FIint

January 27, 2016

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Flint, Michigan. A belated response to a severe lead contamination of the city’s drinking water – which itself was the result of a bid...

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Even with the favorable court decision today, one thing is clear, we need a better system. Unions that organize health care workers should lead the way, mobilizing to defend working families from attacks like King...

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The situation at the hospital in Texas where two nurses contracted Ebola from a patient showed how ill- prepared hospitals in the U.S. are for Ebola. The initial attempt of the Centers for Disease Control...

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By Toby Dite, Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) We are told that capitalism drives innovation and progress but the truth is production for profit mostly hampers the ability of science and technique to advance. All...

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By Sarah White, Registered Nurse (RN) On Friday, September 25, 2014, my Uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse...

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