Today, nurses along with other frontline workers came together at Mount Sinai Hospital in Harlem to make their voices heard concerning the urgent need for personal protective equipment (PPE) — which they’ve been denied access to by government officials, union leaders, and hospital administrators alike.
Luigi MorrisApril 3, 2020
Luigi is a freelance photographer, socialist journalist and videographer. He is an activist for immigrants' rights.
Below we share the text from a speech a striking nurse gave to others on strike in Minnesota. Those striking are fighting against hospitals and a healthcare system that continues to put profit over people’s lives.
Maryam AlanizSeptember 14, 2022
Recently, discussions about unionization have become a national conversation. New workplaces are unionizing and the question of how to ensure their democratic functioning is the order of the day.
James Dennis HoffSeptember 14, 2022
The proposed contract would provide raises of only three percent per year, an effective pay cut. Workers are waging a “Vote No” campaign.
Olivia WoodSeptember 1, 2022
Left Voice member and NYC healthcare worker Mike Pappas interviews a nurse from Madison, Wisconsin about his and his coworkers’ lengthy fight for union recognition. Nurses are currently preparing for a potential strike if the hospital continues to deny recognizing their union.
Left VoiceAugust 31, 2022
Rayan Suleiman's death reveals the fear and terror under which Palestinian Children live in the occupied territories.
Luigi MorrisSeptember 30, 2022
Tunisians took to the streets this week against food shortages and price hikes on fuel. This comes as resistance to austerity is growing internationally.
Sam CarlinerSeptember 30, 2022
In this episode of the podcast, we talk about the upcoming general elections in Brazil, including Bolsonaro’s legacy, what a Lula presidency would look like, and what the tasks are for the Left going forward.
Left VoiceSeptember 27, 2022
Amid record-low turnout, Italy’s right-wing coalition won in the country’s snap election this weekend. Ultra-right-wing politician Giorgia Meloni is now set to be the new prime minister. But forming a stable government that lasts five years will be difficult.
Giacomo TurciSeptember 27, 2022