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What's Your Insurance Denial Horror Story?


"The American Dream Is Gone! We Need Single Payer Now!>

Medical bills involve 60% of American bankruptcies, and there are many more economic reasons to support Medicare for All, a Single-Payer system.

In Chapter 17, "Spare Change for Real Change" of Daybreak, David Swanson raised the issue of single payer health care. Physicians for A National Health Program "believes that access to high-quality health care is a right of all people and should be provided equitably as a public service rather than bought and sold as a commodity."

We know that health care costs are fueling job losses and that potential wage increases are being absorbed into health care premiums instead of into workers' paychecks. And we know that every dollar paid to results into only 70 cents in actual health care payments; that other 30% goes to "administrative costs" like CEO exorbitant salaries, marketing, advertising, and lobbying - of which there are 6 lobbyists per congressional member working to stop health care insurance reform.

And we know that women earn 78 cents for every dollar paid to men. And that some old men resent women's health care needs.

So, the question is: "What's Your Insurance Denial Horror Story?"

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2016

 

March 24, Boone, NC.

 

March 25, Asheville, NC
Battery Park Apartments, 1 Battle Square, rooftop room, noon - 2 p.m.
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War Is A Lie: Second Edition
Published April 5, 2016
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April 11, Washington, DC, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Busboys and Poets at 5th and K Streets.
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April 12, Baltimore, MD, 7:30 p.m. at Red Emma's.
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April 14, Bellingham, WA, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship.
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April 15, Seattle, WA
Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Ave (8th and Seneca) 
Seattle, WA 98101
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April 16 Portland, OR

 

April 24, Oneonta, NY at Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta.
5:30 discussion with students.
7:00 talk and Q&A with everyone.
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May 28, San Francisco, CA
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., David Swanson interviewed by Daniel Ellsberg, at San Francisco Main Public Library, 100 Larkin Street.
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May 28, Marin County, CA
4 to 6 p.m., David Swanson in conversation with Norman Solomon, at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA
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May 29, Oakland, CA
3 to 4 p.m., David Swanson interviewed by Cindy Sheehan, at Diesel: A Bookstore, 5433 College Avenue at Kales (near Manila), Oakland, CA
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May 29, Berkeley, CA
7:30 to 9 p.m., David Swanson and Cindy Sheehan at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, sponsored by the Social Justice Committee and Cynthia Papermaster, 1606 Bonita Ave. (at Cedar), Berkeley, CA
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May 30, Fresno, CA
2 to 4 p.m., David Swanson and Cindy Sheehan at a Peace Fresno event

 


June 11 St. Paul, MN, 6 p.m. at Macalester Plymouth Church Social Hall 1658 Lincoln, St. Paul, MN.
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June 12 Minneapolis, MN, 9 and 11 a.m. at St. Joan's 4533 3rd Ave So, Minneapolis, MN, plus peace pole dedication at 2 p.m.
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