RoseAnn DeMoro

RoseAnn DeMoro is executive director of the 185,000-member National Nurses United, the nation’s largest union and professional association of nurses, and a national vice president of the AFL-CIO. Follow Rose Ann DeMoro on Twitter: www.twitter.com/NationalNurses

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:00am
I'm a Woman and I Will Vote for the Best Feminist for President: Bernie Sanders
I am a feminist. And I would like to one day break the glass ceiling with a progressive woman who sees class and race as fundamental problems in American society. But I don’t believe that the divide the Hillary Clinton campaign has created meets that standard – especially not after the destructive...
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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 5:15pm
'Medicare for All' Proposal by Sanders Will Protect Most Precious Gift: Our Health
National Nurses United today enthusiastically welcomed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new plan for achieving the dream of countless Americans for nearly a century – healthcare coverage for everyone. Sanders’ plan (pdf) also aligns with the official position of the AFL-CIO, which has endorsed single payer...
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 10:00am
Beware: Someone Is Trying to Convince You That Bernie Can't Win
Gas-light-ing (gas-lighting) v. 1. a form of mental abuse in which information is twisted or spun 2. false information presented with the intent of making victims doubt their own perception and reality. Adj. gas-lit misled into accepting false information for the purpose of social control. Perhaps...
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Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 5:15pm
Populist Proposals Remind Why Nurses Trust Bernie Sanders to Heal America
In recent days, the Democratic Party establishment has stepped up efforts to freeze the momentum for Sen. Bernie Sanders, pressing Democratic Party office holders, who are also convention super delegates, to get in line and trying to create an impression that the contest is over. These moves...
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Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 10:00am
Don't Stop with Killing Cadillac Tax – Volkswagen System of Profiting Off the Sick Must Go Too
To unpack the hubbub over the fraudulently named “Cadillac tax” let’s lift the covers off the corporate ideology of both the tax and Affordable Care Act it funds, and ask again, why do we continue to cling to a healthcare system premised on profiting off the sick? Behind the controversy is a...
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Monday, September 21, 2015 - 7:00am
Time to Break the Class Ceiling – Elect Bernie Sanders
Let’s make history. The 2016 election offers a rare moment to crack a barrier that can truly transform our nation – the opportunity to shatter the Class Ceiling. As an organization of nurses, 90 percent of them women, we’d love to break the glass ceiling as well. But with declining social mobility...
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Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 3:30pm
Higher Power: Joining with Pope Francis in the Fight for Healthcare Justice
Imagine if the tens of millions of nurses in the world start working actively together with the leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics, 16 percent of the planet’s population, on confronting the health consequences of climate change and environmental degradation. And, jointly pressing all...
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Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 2:00am
Why the Nation’s Nurses are Supporting Bernie Sanders for President
The more than 100,000 people who have jammed into arenas in Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Phoenix, Houston, Dallas, New Orleans, Madison, and other cities should be a wake up call for anyone still on the sidelines in the critical 2016 election campaign. National Nurses United, I’m proud to say,...
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:45pm
Sanders Bill Signals Growth of Broad Robin Hood Tax Movement
Seven years after Wall Street gamblers wrenched the U.S. economy into the worst economic swoon since the Great Depression, the movement to make the high rollers pay some restitution to people and communities harmed by their profligacy is gaining stream. Earlier this month, Vermont Sen. Bernie...
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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:15am
Help Stop Ebola by Telling Congress and the White House to Order Hospitals to Put Safety Standards First
Now that nurses, who have been sounding the alarm about Ebola for more than two months, finally have the attention of policy makers and many others, let’s have no more excuses and take the steps needed to contain and eradicate this virulent disease in the U.S. and globally. You can help by signing...
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