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A Universal Healthcare Teach-In

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  • Date: Sunday, January 22, 2012
  • Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm
  • Location: The Waypost 3120 N. Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97227
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Purpose

Three generations ago it was acceptable that women couldn't vote.
Two generations ago it was acceptable that people were divided on a bus by the color of their skin.

Today in the U.S. it is acceptable that the lack of insurance leads to 45,000 unnecessary deaths each year and that 60% of all bankruptcies that filed are due to the inability to pay outrageous medical bills.

Today, the U.S. is the only industrialized nation that does not have a Universal Healthcare System.

Bring your questions to this teach-in or just listen to Dr. Paul Gorman and guests discuss Healthcare in the U.S and in other nations.

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