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Upcoming Single Payer Events in NYC

August 27, 2009

from Private Health Insurance Must Go! Coalition

Dear PHIMG Supporter:

The policies proposed by the cash-and-carry Congress still fall short of guaranteeing quality health care for all Americans. America deserves nothing less then a true national health care program — expanded and improved Medicare for All. HR-676 NOW!

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UPCOMING ACTIONS

Please join us in the following events and actions to say loud and clear that Medicare for All is the only public option that will guarantee high-quality, comprehensive, equitable health care to all people! For the most up-to-date list of events, please visit our website: http://www.phimg.org.

March for Single Payer Saturday, August 29, 2009

Join the Private Health Insurance Must Go! Coalition in the upcoming health reform rally in New York City. * Help Make Signs! We will be meeting to make signs at 10am at the Murphy Institute 25 W 43rd St, 18th Floor. * Join us to march! We will march to Times Square from the Murphy Institute (25 W 43rd St) at 1:30pm to meet hundreds of New Yorkers at 2pm in Times Square for a rally to support health reform. Please contact Katie at info@healthcare-now.org for more details.

Boycott Whole Foods

In response to CEO John Mackey’s Wall Street Journal op-ed spreading right-wing lies about healthcare reform, we are following the leadership of Single Payer Action’s call to boycott Whole Foods. For information on the boycott please contact Josh Starcher at joshmee_@hotmail.com.

Whole Foods Action Thursday, 8/27, 6:30pm

Join us at Whole Foods tomorrow night to tell C.E.O. Mackey health care is a right! We are meeting at Dunkin’ Donuts at 95th St and Columbus Ave–we’ll distribute signs, discuss the action, and then walk together to Whole Foods for the action. For more information contact lauriewen@aol.com.

PHIMG Marches in the Labor Day Parade September 12, 2009

Line up at 9:30 AM, parade starts at 10PM Location: Fifth Avenue & 44th Street In order to locate PHIMG members, look for Single Payer signs and members in “your ass is not covered” costumes.

PHIMG March and Rally (Targe: Aetna) September 29, 2009, 4 PM Location: Bryant Park

We’ll rally and then march to Aetna’s HQ at 99 Park Avenue at 5:30 p.m. For more information please see the PHIMG Website.

Demonstration At Rep. Joseph Crowley’s Office (District 7) Monday, August 31, 2009, 4:30 PM

He’s from a liberal [sic] district but he doesn’t support Single Payer! 74-09 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, Queens E,F,V,R,G or #7 line to Roosevelt – 74th St. Station, Walk 1 block north to 37th Avenue.

Yvette Clarke Town Hall Meeting

Monday, August 31st, 6 PM Location: Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave Brooklyn, NY 11213-1900

Bill Pascrell Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, September 3rd, 4 PM Location: Conference Center, Montclair State University 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07043

About Private Health Insurance Must Go! Coalition

PHIMG is a NYC-based coalition of over 30 groups working to expose the failings of America’s Private Health Insurance system. We recognize that the only sustainable solution to America’s healthcare crisis is the implementation a national single payer health care system, as proposed in HR 676 – The United State National Health Insurance Act. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.phimg.org

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