Kyu Nam is a nurse in New York City. Pictured: Aiko Hamaguchi, Manzanar Relocation Center (Japanese internment camp), 1943.
NYC Healthcare Workers Exposed to COVID19 Are Denied Testing
Healthcare workers face known hazards to their safety and their lives in the current pandemic. Even when exposed to patients known to have coronavirus, they are being denied testing and told to continue working as long as they are asymptomatic.
Kyu NamMarch 24, 2020
NYC Nurses Picket Mega-Hospitals for Safe Staffing
Nurses across the city gear up for a major strike authorization vote.
Kyu NamFebruary 13, 2019
New York Nurses Resolve to Fight for Public Employees’ Right to Strike
On Saturday, nurses voted overwhelmingly in favor of repealing Section 210 of the Taylor Law and fighting for public workers’ right to strike.
Kyu NamDecember 10, 2018
Barely Swimming: Systemic Burdens that Ravage Nurses
A nurse recounts her daily experiences on the hospital floor.
Kyu NamNovember 21, 2017