Nurses on Strike and the Women Lawyers Who Challenged Trump

Nurses on Strike and the Women Lawyers Who Challenged Trump

On this week’s episode of Start Making Sense, Bryce Covert on hospitals, plus Dahlia Lithwick on the courts.

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Nurses have taken the lead in this year’s wave of labor activism. The largest private-sector nurses’ strike in the American history took place recently in Minnesota—15,000 nurses walked off the job for three days in the Twin Cities and the Twin Ports. Other nurses threatened strikes in half a dozen other places. Bryce Covert reports on a key front in the fight for better health care in America.

Plus: Dahlia Lithwick talks about some of the heroes of the Trump years: the women lawyers who fought him on the big issues—the Muslim ban, neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, and voting rights. Her new book is Lady Justice.

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