Long-Term Care is Broken

Ideas and Issues

July 7, 2021 New Orleans     Yes, the headline in an opinion editorial in Scientific American couldn’t have been clearer in its look at nursing home and similar care in the USA, saying “Long-Term Care is Broken.”  In the shadow of the pandemic, it’s almost impossible to disagree, but what is being done about it …

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Essential Workers Die First on the Job

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CN04132020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans     The reports of pandemic deaths of essential workers are harrowing.  A lot of attention, deservedly, has been given to healthcare workers of all kinds who are living and breathing the virus in emergency rooms and intensive care units.  Others are also falling …

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Some Changes the Coronavirus Should Bring

ACORN ACORN International Labor Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CN03272020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     In the Age of Trump and the Time of the Coronavirus, there seems to be constant speculation about what changes in our society, habits, and government might be permanent given our collective experience.  Much of this is hyperbole.  One pundit argued that he …

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