healthcare

  • Gross Violations Found in DOC Review of Inmate’s Death at Beltrami County Jail

    May 25, 2020
    Bemidji, MN – “Pervasive” policy failures leading to “regular and gross violation of Minnesota jail standards” were found in a second review of the death of 27-year-old Hardel Sherrell in Beltrami County Jail. The findings of the re-review were detailed in a May 15 letter…...
  • Nurses Picket Over Lack of Protection From Ongoing Viral Pandemic

    May 21, 2020
    Saint Paul, MN – Hundreds of medical professionals and supporters held an informational picket demanding their employer Allina Health, along with the Minnesota Department of Health, provide increased personal protective equipment (PPE) “with higher safety standards.” After the May 20 picket outside United Hospital protesters…...
  • Protesters Swarm DC, Demand End to Climate Inaction

    September 26, 2019
    Washington, DC – The morning of Monday, September 23, traffic across DC was brought to a standstill as roving groups of protesters blocked dozens of intersections. The decentralized, swarm-style direct action was called by the coalition ‘Shut Down DC‘, and sought to force political elites…...
  • Workers Healthcare Center of Vio.Me., Created by the Workers for the Community

    April 16, 2019
    Thessaloniki, Greece – A radical new approach to healthcare is reclaiming equal relations between specialists and patients while building a community of health from inside an occupied factory in an industrial Greek metro. The Workers’ Healthcare Center of the self-managed occupied factory Vio.Me. has provided…...
  • Blockchain: Revolution or Business as Usual?

    January 26, 2018
    WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN? The term “blockchain” describes a type of internet-based decentralized ledger system which can be used to record transactions and store data in a manner potentially more secure than one might find in a centralized database system. Blockchains are managed using peer-to-peer (p2p)…...
  • Greece: ADYE, Exarcheia’s Free Self-Organized Healthcare Clinic

    July 3, 2017
    Athens, Greece – As the healthcare debate in the United States crescendos with both dominant political parties sparring over how best to ensure not everyone has health insurance, Unicorn Riot journalists visited Greece, where austerity measures imposed by the bailout of 2010 have ravaged the…...