7.23.17 - Grassroots Feminist Theory Meeting

Topic: National Health Care and the Social Wage, Part 1

Sunday, July 23, 2017, 1pm - 3pm (RSVP here)

NWL office: 200 NE 1st Street, Suite 201 (entrance from the back garage). Gainesville, FL 32601

Does America have the best health care system? Why is health care a feminist issue? What can we learn from other countries that have universal health care?

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This will be the first in a series of discussions on the topic of national health care. Please read ahead and come with your thoughts, questions, and experiences.

Also we will get some National Women's Liberation chapter work done in the meeting and help you figure out a role organizing in NWL if you are looking to get more involved.

 

 

 

Readings we will discuss:

Myth America, Women’s Liberation & National Health Care,” Lecture by Jenny Brown from April 1999 Gainesville Area NOW meeting. Excerpted from Women’s Liberation & National Health Care: Confronting the Myth of America A Redstockings Organizing Packet, pp. 1-20. (20 pages) 

Jenny Brown, Remarks on Health Care, from Left Forum panel: Turning the Tables: How the Attempts to Repeal the ACA are Strengthening the Medicare for All Movement, 2017. (3 pages) 

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Note on the readings: Brown’s “Myth America, Women’s Liberation & National Health Care” is excerpted from Redstockings Organizing Packet, Women’s Liberation & National Health Care: Confronting the Myth of America which is available to download from Redstockings Women’s Liberation Archives for Action. www.redstockings.org