From:   Victoria Sobel <victoria@showpaper.org>
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:29:03 PM
To:   globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] #LIVESTREAM - Healthcare rally
 

hey ananda- thank you for reaching out to us. we are trying to compile all the events that need to be livestreamed in an orderly fashion- this has proved very difficult so far, we usually don't receive that much warning and though we're mobile its not always easy to mobilize. i am going to put your action on the list of things that people would like livestreamed- though i don't see where/when this march leaves/takes place. could you please send me that info? i see the three locations but are those meeting points? thank you

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 7:33 PM, Ras Arthemio Selassie <arthemiogod@gmail.com> wrote:
I sent and email earlier but didn't get a reply.  The Healthcare for the 99% is having and event this Wednesday and is looking for support in live-streaming. Who is down for it?

Here is what they have:

Wednesday, October 26th: Get Wall Street out of Healthcare!!
Speakout and March Against the Health Insurance Industry

Time:

·       4:00pm Open Speakout - come share your personal struggles with our healthcare system

·       4:30pm March Against the Health Insurance Industry

March Details:

·       4:30pm - Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield / One Liberty Plaza: located across the street from Zuccotti park, Empire is a subsidiary of WellPoint, the largest publicly-traded health insurance company. CEO Angela Braley's overall compensation is $13.1 million dollars, enough to cover 1455 New Yorkers.

·       5:30pm - WellCare / 110 5th Ave: the for-profit company that administers Medicaid and Medicare Advantage programs in New York and other states. Currently being investigated for fraud with estimates that WellCare illegally siphoned $400 million to $600 million from state health insurance programs for the poor. (1)

·       6pm - St Vincent's Community Hospital / 12th St & 7th Ave: closed earlier this year due to bankruptcy, St Vincent’s is a casualty of profit-driven insurers and a healthcare system that leaves 50 million Americans uninsured. There are now no hospitals on the westside below 57th st.

 

 

thank you very much,

Ananda



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