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Gerald Friedman to speak at W. Chestnut Baptist Church, 12 N, Thur. Oct. 24, 2019

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman.”    

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., March 25, 1966

kingYet 53 years after Dr. King spoke those words, our country still suffers over 83,000 excess deaths each year among African Americans–deaths that would not happen if there were equality.

Our country’s health system leaves tens of millions of all colors without health insurance or with insurance so skimpy they cannot afford to use it.

The U. S. lags behind the rest of the industrialized world in health care—56th in infant mortality and 43rd in life expectancy.  Our people deserve better.

The good news is that there is a solution.

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Come hear economics professor Gerald Friedman, the nation’s leading economist on single payer health care, explain how the U. S. could cover everyone with excellent care while still saving money.

“Medicare for All Means Health Equity for All”

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, 12 Noon,

West Chestnut Street Baptist Church

1725 W. Chestnut St.

(Parking in lot behind the church, lot entrance on Madison between 17th and 18th)

Gerald Friedman, PhD, Professor of Economics at U Mass, Amherst
Gerald Friedman, PhD, Professor of Economics at U Mass, Amherst

Light refreshments

Please RSVP by email to ajwickliffe@aol.com

This event was organized by Bob Cunningham, Antonio Wickliffe, and Rev. Ron Robinson and sponsored by Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care.

Also, at 7 pm on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, Professor Friedman will be speaking on “The Economic Case for Medicare for All” at the First Unitarian Church, 809 S. 4th St. near 4th & York, entrance in the rear.

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A free program for your church or other organization on this topic is available:  Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care (502) 636-1551, nursenpo@aol.com, www.kyhealthcare.org, www.pnhp.org.  labor donated

Details

Date:
October 24
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm