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For a country that purports to value our First Amendment right to freedom of speech, it has become clear that some of our elected officials don’t understand it.
To replace and rebuild some of what they had lost, survivors and refugees relied on us – their memorial children – sometimes going so far as to name us after relatives murdered by Nazis.
I was dismissed from my job last week after I publicly shared my experience getting the COVID-19 vaccination, writes @dandarling
Long before the pandemic, hospitals staffed at bare-bone levels to maximize profit, rather than at the level needed to safely care for patients and the severity of their conditions. The pandemic took the unsafe staffing to nightmare levels.
“The hospital keeps saying, ‘We appreciate you,’ but we are not seeing any action,” said registered nurse Maggie Webb. She will lose half a dozen colleagues in the coming weeks, as poor working conditions drive nurses away.