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“Medicare for All,” Activists Tell Insurance Convention
by Jonathan Nack
Friday Jun 17th, 2011 7:39 AM
Protest for Medicare for All
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
June 16, 2011
Photo: Jonathan Nack

“Medicare for All,” Activists Tell Insurance Convention

by Jonathan Nack

OAKLAND, CA – Protesters greeted the national convention of America's Health Insurance Plans, held in San Francisco, with their demands for a government run Single Payer health care system modeled on Medicare that would cover everyone. The protest took place at Moscone Center in San Francisco, Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Groups participating in the protest included: Single Payer Now, the California Nurses Association, the California Alliance for Retired Americans, Healthcare For All, the S. F. Chinese Progressive Association, the Santa Clara County Single Payer Healthcare Coalition, the Gray Panthers, the Wellstone Democratic Club, and the Alameda County Green Party.
§Medicare For All - End Private Insurance
by Jonathan Nack Friday Jun 17th, 2011 7:39 AM

Protest for Medicare for All
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
June 16, 2011
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§Insurance industry conventioneers were greeted at the door
by Jonathan Nack Friday Jun 17th, 2011 7:39 AM

Protest for Medicare for All
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
June 16, 2011
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§Love It! Improve It! Medicare for All!
by Jonathan Nack Friday Jun 17th, 2011 7:39 AM

Protest for Medicare for All
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
June 16, 2011
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§Single Payer advocates listening to speaker
by Jonathan Nack Friday Jun 17th, 2011 7:39 AM

Protest for Medicare for All
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
June 16, 2011
Photo: Jonathan Nack