mercoledì 25 gennaio 2023

• On the Picket Lines of Britain’s Shattered National Health Service

THE NEW YORKER New York   - (Sam Knight) - Last Wednesday, 
Kareen Gayle, a nurse in the emergency department of King’s College Hospital, in south London, finished her night shift and joined a picket line of about a hundred nurses, trade-union activists, and political supporters on the sidewalk outside. It was rush hour on the first morning of a two-day strike. Red London buses honked their support of the nurses’ homemade placards: “Coping? You’re joking”; “Patients aren’t dying cause nurses are striking. Nurses are striking cause patients are dying”; “N.H.S. Hero to Zero.” Ambulances leaving the hospital gates whooped their sirens. The nurses clapped...

Nessun commento: