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January 18, 6:30pm
at the Ethical Society
“The Clean Missouri Initiative: Constitutional Change” is the topic
for this month's
MoSP Mtg.


February 15th - 6:30pm
Arthur Lieber presents
 “Trickle-Up Politics: Money and Politics at the Federal Level”
in the Hanke Room


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Missourians for Single Payer
Health Care (MoSP)


is a non-profit, non-partisan statewide organization
of diverse individuals and groups whose purpose is to educate and
advocate for universal health care through a single payer program.

MoSP seeks to establish affordable, equitable and accessible
health care of the highest quality for all Missourians.

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Missourians for Single Payer invite you to join us for:

“The Clean Missouri Initiative: Constitutional Change” MoSP’s free public program Thursday, January 18, 6:30 pm in the Hanke Room at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road. *Mary Timmel, from Missouri Jobs With Justice will lead the discussion on ways we can achieve a more representative democracy in Missouri.

*Mary Timmel
Mary Timmel is the Jobs With Justice Regional Ballot Organizer, working on both the CLEAN campaign and the Raise Up Missouri campaign, which is working to raise the statewide minimum wage.

Missourians for Single Payer resumes its Free and Fair Elections Speaker Series in 2018 with "The Clean Missouri Initiative: Constitutional Change". We will win single payer, universal health care when grass roots citizens exercise their rights and duty to participate in government. Progressive social change begins with us.

Ample parking is located behind the building by the rear entrance. Cancellations due to extreme weather will be posted at 2 pm on Thursday on our website: www.mosp.us.

Single-payer health care would remove corporate influence

Post Dispatch Letter to the Editor - November 24, 2015

In the ongoing health care debate, Hillary Clinton has asserted she wants to expand the Affordable Care Act. The ACA has been promoted as more choices for consumers.

What choice? The ACA protects corporate influence not public interest, limits the network of doctors which limits access, imposes high deductibles and makes underinsurance the norm. Not everyone can afford the Gold Standard of the ACA. Health insurance companies seek profit not health coverage or “affordable care.”

Presently, the U.S. spends twice as much as other industrialized countries but has poorer health outcomes. Underinsurance only worsens health while bankrupting families. We pay more with costs being pushed onto the patient but get less care while the health care industry’s profits are protected. Administrative costs and drug spending have grown astronomically. The ACA will increase insurance overhead by $266 billion over 10 years, according to research.

A single-payer system would expand Medicare to cover everyone from cradle to grave. Deductibles and co-pays would be minimized or eliminated, and administrative costs would be a fraction of their present amount. Improved Medicare for all would not restrict one’s choice of doctors.

It is time to educate others about single-payer, stand up for health and free ourselves of corporate imprisonment. The single-payer system is not a government takeover. It is empowerment of people.

Renee St. Vrain  •  St. Louis


http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/single-payer-health-care-would-remove-corporate-influence/article_c67e2b82-fd45-52d3-ae90-a1d033c7fe6e.html


Single Payer
Universal Health Care

  • Guarantees Health Care for ALL Missourians, WITHOUT Exclusions!
  • Guarantees ALL Necessary Medical Services
  • Guarantees YOUR Right to Choose Your Own Doctor
  • Guarantees Simplicity - NO Premiums, NO Bills, NO Confusion!
  • Saves Money - Medical Costs Are PAID from a Single Nonprofit Public Fund
  • Gives Local Control - Administered by Fellow Citizens