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March 21, 2019
The Nation summarizes our recent human rights assessment of the Medicare for All Act, explaining how treating health care as a human right requires guaranteeing equal access to all and building... Keep reading »
February 27, 2019
The Medicare for All Act of 2019 "sets a new standard for universally and equitably guaranteeing healthcare as a human right in the United States." That's according to a new comprehensive assessment... Keep reading »
January 30, 2019
Residents and activists opposed to the scheduled closure of UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster are expected to assemble outside the county government this afternoon. Tammy Rojas, a member with Put People First... Keep reading »
December 10, 2018
This week, NESRI is proud to join the American Friends Service Committee, faith leaders, and communities across the country for a week of action in solidarity with the migrant caravan and all who... Keep reading »
December 4, 2018
Today at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, leading voices in the global movement for climate justice held an official press conference to unveil the People’s Demands for... Keep reading »

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May 20, 2019
219 economists have signed a public statement supporting Medicare for All . The letter calls the current health care system “exorbitant and wasteful” and asserts that “the time is now to create a... Keep reading »
April 19, 2019
By Rob Robinson Friends of MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra, the Landless Workers' Movement of Brazil) welcomed leader Ayala Ferreira to NYC for a series of events at universities... Keep reading »
April 17, 2019
A rising wave of racist terror attacks, inspired by right wing media and politicians and fueled by social media networks, continues to target communities of color, Muslims, Jews, and the LGBT... Keep reading »
March 15, 2019
NESRI joins with our Muslim family and broader community in mourning in the aftermath of this horrific white supremacist mass shooting. You are not alone. We stand with you. We weep with you. We will... Keep reading »
February 27, 2019
The Act Would Set a New Standard for Guaranteeing Health Care as a Human Right in the United States, the Assessment Finds Keep reading »

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