Amnesty International- why not a Domestic version for Nurses?

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Here’s an idea unrelated to anything else I’ve suggested.  My wife occasionally mentions Amnesty International activities she once participated in: to reduce individual vulnerability, each chapter writes letters to address issues only in other countries: the idea is that you address others’, and others address your country’s  problems.  That way, no one has to attack their own government, in many place a great way to shorten your life.

Today, it occurred to me in a flash: vulnerable American Nurses could use the same tactics: write letters to address fellow Nurses’ problems, and trusting other Nurses to address your local problems.  That way, no Nurse needs tangle with their own employer or local powers.  To me it seems elegant and rather promising – any comments?

Update: partly to experiment with this idea, i have taken up advocacy in Arizona!  I’ll keep everyone posted…

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