Tag: Health Care Workers

Is It Time to Stop Clapping for Health Care Workers? An Organizer Thinks So

On Thursday nights, Britons bang pots and pans and let out hearty cheers of support for doctors and nurses who care for coronavirus patients and for other essential workers amid the pandemic. But the organizer behind the weekly ritual says it’s time for it to end, pointing to concerns that the act of recognizing the […]

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The Grim New Relevance of Workers Memorial Day

The United States loves a good holiday, and depending on how detailed a calendar one keeps, there are daily opportunities to celebrate everything from gumdrops to argyle. (I finished writing this on National Spanish Paella Day.) And given our political leaders’ penchant for trumpeting America’s (faltering) manufacturing prowess and undying respect for (some) hard-working families, […]

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Singer Lizzo Provides Lunch For Emergency Room Staff At Detroit Hospital

Songstress Lizzo is rallying around health care workers who are on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Atlanta Black Star, the Detroit native provided lunch for emergency room staff at a hospital in her hometown. Aware that hospital workers are working elongated shifts due to the rise in coronavirus cases, the “Cuz […]

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