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Union Democracy On Trial

21. March 2010

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Union Democracy On Trial

by Carl Finamore - SEIU is pouring massive resources into defeating the fastest growing labor organization in California, the member-led NUHW. (Includes post-trial update.)

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What Happened in Chile: An Analysis of the Health Sector Before, During, and After Allende’s Administration

1. September 2009

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What Happened in Chile: An Analysis of the Health Sector Before, During, and After Allende’s Administration

by Vicente Navarro - In the early 1970s, Chileans fought for a democratized and inclusive National Health Service. The lessons of that struggle are critical to our fight for universal health care today.

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Book Review: Solidarity Divided

27. July 2009

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Book Review: Solidarity Divided

by Immanuel Ness - Solidarity Divided is the first major work to address seriously - without personal attacks and exaggeration - the 2005 crisis and split of organized labor.

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RN to RN: A Conversation of Global Concern

17. April 2009

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RN to RN: A Conversation of Global Concern

"I’m struck by our similar concerns, even though we care for different kinds of patients in three different countries with different health-care systems."

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WE are the Union

23. February 2009

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WE are the Union

by Eileen Prendiville -- The workers in UHW/NUHW remind us that the power of any union lies in the collective strength of its members. This message is sorely needed by a labor movement reeling from years of defeat.

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Dalal – the only survivor in her family

1. February 2009

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Dalal – the only survivor in her family

by Mahmoud Abu Aisha - When I used to write about the victims of Israeli crimes, I never imagined that one day I’d be writing about the unbearable misery of my own family.

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Israel Bombs Health Service in Gaza

7. January 2009

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Israel Bombs Health Service in Gaza

by Patricia Campbell -- On December 31, the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme building was destroyed by Israeli bomber jets.

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Appeal from Gaza – Please Help Us!

1. January 2009

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Appeal from Gaza – Please Help Us!

by Mahmoud -- At 3:30 am, I can still hear bombs exploding all over Gaza.

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In Palestine, not even the birds are free

18. November 2008

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In Palestine, not even the birds are free

by Patricia Campbell -- Two weeks before our medical conference was scheduled to begin in Gaza, Israel denied entry visas to all the foreign delegates who had been invited to participate.

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My Pain, Their Gain

29. August 2008

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My Pain, Their Gain

by Jane Edgett -- Alberta used me to wipe out its deficit and justify privatizing its medical system.

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