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Hospitals Are Using the Nursing Shortage to Stiff Health Care Workers

Heather Rust Jacobin
Rather than materially address the underlying issues of the nursing shortage crisis, health care providers are exploiting it in order to further consolidate power at the top of industry hierarchies — and break the power of organized labor below.

Class Struggle Unionism

Alex Riccio Organizing Work
Alex Riccio argues Joe Burns’ latest book is powerfully inspiring but short on details.

Our New Art ‘Appreciation,’ Billionaire-Style

Sam Pizzigati Inequality.org
Aren't museums the rich donate to bringing art to the people? In fact, these days, the rich aren’t taking art to the people. They’re taking art from the people and plopping it into storage vaults that the world’s wealthy use to dodge sales taxes.

The Canonization of Saint John Coltrane

M.H. Miller New York Times
The intensity of the jazz legend’s music has always inspired passion, but in the 1960s, one group of devotees was so stirred they founded a church in his name.

American Views on Abortion

Hannah Hartig Pew Research Center
About six-in-ten Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases.

Friday Nite Videos | December 3, 2021

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It's Looking Rough For Roe | Tracking Omicron. West Side Story | Steven Spielberg. Dopesick | Hulu Trailer. The Map of Doom | Apocalypses Ranked. Jordan Klepper vs. Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters.