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Healthcare for all: August reading group

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hey everyone! We’re back in August to talk about healthcare. The disaster known as Trumpcare has been declared dead-on-arrival. It’s a victory that will keep millions of people from being dropped by insurance companies.

But while the draconian Republican plans would have been worse, the system we have now is terrible.

So let’s talk about alternatives. What is Medicare for All? What distinguishes a single payer system from a public option? Which one offers the best way forward? How do we begin the long-term fight for quality, accessible healthcare for all?

When: Monday, August 14th at 7:00PM
Where: Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave. near the G/C Clinton-Washington stops

We’ll discuss these 3 readings:
The Case Against the Public Option by Adam Gaffney
https://jacobinmag.com/2017/07/trumpcare-obamacare-repeal-public-option-single-payer

After Trumpcare by Adam Gaffney
https://jacobinmag.com/2017/07/obamacare-repeal-trumpcare-republicans-single-payer

A Plan to Win Universal Healthcare by Tim Faust
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/06/trumpcare-obamacare-repeal-ahca-single-payer

If you want to keep reading, here are a couple suggested articles:
Democrats Against Single Payer by Branko Marcetic
https://jacobinmag.com/2017/03/single-payer-health-care-medicare-obamacare-sanders-clinton-democrats

Planned Parenthood Sparks Controversy With Statement Against Single-Payer Healthcare by Kylie Cheung

Planned Parenthood Sparks Controversy With Statement Against Single-Payer Healthcare

Please bring $3-4 to help cover the costs of the space, if you are able. If you need childcare to make the reading group, also please let me know by Thursday, August 10th. Afterward we’ll get drinks down the street at Hot Bird.

See you there!

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August 14
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brooklyn Free School
372 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn,NY11238US
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