How a Human Rights Movement Is Winning a Healthcare System that Puts People First This video tells the story of a successful grassroots campaign organizing for our human rights. This video is co-produced by the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) and the Vermont Workers’ Center.

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In a report published in advance of the United Nations hearing on the U.S. human rights record, advocacy groups called the U.S. government to account for regularly washing its hands of any responsibility for making sure that its people are not ill-fed, ill-housed, and of ill health. Together with seven collaborators and over forty endorsing…

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How will the new health reform law affect the communities most impacted by the continued denial of the human right to health care in the U.S.? The National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) is publishing a series of fact sheets analyzing the law from the perspective of immigrants, women, people of color, and rural…

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National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) coordinated a joint submission on Economic and Social Rights in the U.S. to the United Nation’s Universal Period Review. The report, entitled “Toward Economic and Social Rights in the United States: From Market Competition to Public Goods,” was prepared in collaboration with seven partners and allies and has…

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