An Impossible Choice

April 4, 2020

Oakland Healthcare worker: Only by standing together can we take care of our patients safely.

Die first, demand later?

April 3, 2020

Many workers are shocked that they are being made to return to work with promises of protective equipment when hospitals are short of it.

Our outrage!

April 1, 2020

“I am angry and I am outraged” is the cry from the heart of a psychologist from Mulhouse hospital

Seasick

March 25, 2020

For the past couple of weeks, nurses at Kaiser Hospital have been caring for patients that came from the Grand Princess cruise ship and tested positive for coronavirus. Although there was time for the hospital to prepare before the ship docked, management implemented a training scheme only after the first confirmed cases of patients with Covid-19 arrived.

Privatizing Public Hospitals

July 1, 2013

As budget cuts dry up state funding for public hospitals, emergency rooms and entire hospitals are shutting down. Over the past ten years over thirty public hospitals in California have closed. Public hospitals are the health care safety nets that

Wellness Programs Are Bad For Our Health

July 1, 2013

Workplaces everywhere have been starting what are called Wellness Programs. Under these programs, companies are able to punish workers for not meeting certain health requirements that the companies choose. Companies are setting limits on body weight, blood pressure, cholesterol levels,

A Society That Makes Us Sick

July 1, 2013

We’re supposed to believe that our health is our own choice, that anytime we’re overweight or unhealthy, it’s our own fault. But the truth is, we live in a society that makes us sick and we are getting sicker every