Healthcare

Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Socialism in an Era of Extreme Inequality

Bhaskar Sunkara , author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality and founder and editor of the socialist publication Jacobin, answers What Is Democratic Socialism?, draws lessons from socialism's mixed history, and presents a vision for its future.

Defeat Scott Walker Agenda; Rethinking Labor Politics

David Van Deusen discuses why labor must rethink how we do politics. Ashley Smith explains why we must stop Republicans from bringing Scott Walker’s right wing agenda to Vermont, and organize for our own working class interests.

Striking for Patients

Molly Wallner, a nurse and bargaining committee rep for the Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (VFNHP), Local 5221, explains the issues behind the nurses strike and ongoing efforts to win a contract that would address the problem of uncompetitive wages for nurses and support staff that are the root cause of chronic understaffing at the hospital, negatively impacting patient care and leading to burnout, and high levels of turnover at the hos

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