Portside Snapshot - June 25, 2017

   
 

 


“Would You Like a Drink of Water?” Please Ask a Yemeni Child

Kathy Kelly
Portside
This week representatives from more than 100 countries began work on an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons. By boycotting this process the U.S. and other nuclear armed nations showed they have no intention of giving up the power to annihilate planetary life. A world in arms is theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed; it steals the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.



Greenfield Nurses to Go on Strike

MNA
Massachusetts Nurses Association
As a result nurses are working endless additional shifts usually without rest. In fact, 3,940 times in the past 12 months nurses had to work for longer than 12 hours because there was no one to relieve them.


 
 
 
 
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