Healthcare Workers: Back-To-Work Strikes Can Put Health Before Profit

Following the release of a recent video statement, healthcare workers members and allies of Black Rose / Rosa Negra produced a follow up statement calling for organizing around back-to-work strikes to oppose the drive to put profits ahead of collective health by exposing millions of workers to untold risks. Catch their list of tips for […]

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The Work and the Job

We rerun this piece which originally appeared on WRC’s blog in June 2011 by a member, and has since featured in the book Lines of Work (Black Cat Press, 2013). “I don’t think I’m cut out to be an employee.” It was a bitter joke.  My friend had just finished venting about one of her […]

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A New Center of Trauma? Irrationality and Healthcare

Recently Kendall Regional Medical Center initiated the application process to be given the right to operate a trauma center under its hospital. The Miami Herald reported on 04/16/10 (1) that Kendall Regional released the following statement “Supported by data that shows that Miami-Dade/Monroe counties need additional trauma services and the ever growing challenges that traffic […]

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