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Friday Nite Videos | November 15, 2019

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Billionaires Freak Out About Warren and Sanders. The Report | Movie. Bernie, AOC Unveil $180 Billion Green New Deal for Public Housing. Why It’s So Hard to Get Mental Health Care | Hasan Minhaj. Understanding the Science of Climate Change.

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Bernie Sanders Wins Endorsement of Nurses' Union

Alice Miranda Ollstein and Holly Otterbein Politico
Sanders will accept endorsement at a rally in Oakland, Calif. on Friday. "Bernie Sanders is, and has been, leading on Medicare for All through his advocacy and Senate legislation,” says Bonnie Castillo, the executive director of the nurses' union.

How Private Equity Makes You Sicker

Eileen Applebaum The American Prospect
Investment firms have created consolidated hospital empires across America, leading to closures, higher prices, and suffering.

Nurses Say: Patients’ Rights Have No Borders

Bonnie Castillo Red Pepper
As a US-friendly no-deal Brexit inches closer, Bonnie Castillo of National Nurses United explains why US nurses have joined the fight against NHS privatisation.

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Another Big Victory for Labor

Lauren Kaori Gurley The New Republic
Stop & Shop workers scored an important win over the New England grocery chain—and the 2020 Democratic field has taken notice.
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