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August 21 - 6:30pm
Dr. Carol Paris
returns to St.Louis!
What the US Can Learn from New Zealand’s Single Payer System



Events of Interest to MOSP Members

MOSP meets at the Ethical Society of St Louis at
9001 Clayton Rd., just west of the Galleria.

Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. Ample parking is located in the back lot near the door to the Hanke Room (where the meetings are usually held).

(In case a cancellation due to weather is necessary, consult the MoSP website at www.mosp.us after 2pm on the day of the program.)


MoSP Summer and Fall Events


Thursday, August 21, 6:30 pm

NOTE CHANGE IN PROGRAM FOR AUGUST 21!

This will be a combined meeting of Missourians for Single Payer (www.mosp.us) and the Missouri chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program (www.pnhpMO.org).

Dr. Carol Paris (one of the Baucus 8) returns to St.Louis!

Dr Carol Paris

Uniquely American: What the US Can Learn from New Zealand’s Single Payer System

Ever think about moving to another country to see what health care is like in a single payer system? Dr. Carol Paris did just that, practicing psychiatry in New Zealand for a year. She has developed a more clear vision of how the United States health care system can not only catch up with the rest of the modern world, but actually begin to lead again. She can help us learn from the strengths and challenges of how single payer operates in New Zealand, and build a uniquely American solution that would be a beacon for all other nations.

Dr. Paris is a psychiatrist and a member of PNHP, Physicians for a National Health Program. She was one of the “Baucus 8″ arrested with Dr. Margaret Flowers, Attorney Kevin Zeese and others for protesting the absence of representation for single payer universal health care on the Baucus Senate Panel hearings.


Thursday, September 18, 6:30 pm: “Fair Taxation and Single Payer”
presented by Robert Reinhold, attorney at law


Thursday, October, 16, 6:30 pm: “Funding Medicare for All”
video presentation by Gerald Friedman, economist, followed by discussion.


Thursday, November 20, 6:30 pm: “Expand and Improve Medicare for All”
annual member meeting, planning for 2015 activities and election of 2015-2016 directors.


December: No program.
Happy Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year!