Nurses strike for care

From the November-December 2014 issue of News & Letters

Photo by Ron Kelch for News & Letters

Photo by Ron Kelch for News & Letters

Oakland, Calif.–On Nov. 11 and 12 thousands of California nurses struck Kaiser hospitals over systemic cutbacks in patient care. Speaking at a noon rally in Oakland, a nurse described how she was prevented from giving care by Kaiser policies and quoted the saying, “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act,” adding, “we are all revolutionaries.”

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