[act-ma] THURS 12/17: A People's Guide to the Health Care Debate - featuring Steffie Woolhandler
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Thurs, 12/17: Health Care Panel
A People's Guide to the Healthcare Debate
Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, co-founder ofPhysicians for a National Health Plan
Erin Kate Ryan, director of outreach for Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund,
7:30 pm,Thurs, Dec 17th
45 Danforth Street
Jamaica Plain, MA
(Stony Brook T Stop)
majority of people in this country support public universal healthcare.
Yet no such plan has been discussed in Congress. These proposals have
been shut out of the discussion and shot down as 'unrealistic' in favor
of plans which preserve the place of the very healthcare corporations
which have profited from denying people care and rejecting claims.
Massachusetts residents, we know firsthand that congressional proposals
mandating people to buy inferior coverage doesn’t work. Even worse, the
latest federal plans include provisions that would drastically restrict
abortion access & make cuts to Medicare. We need a single-payer
system that covers everyone, including all of their healthcare needs.
Join with this panel of activists to discuss how we got here, why we
need a publicly funded single-payer system, and what it will take to
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