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Retribution Against the Financial Elite!

May 12: Stop Austerity! Save Wyckoff Hospital!

Posted 1 year ago on May 11, 2012, 7:04 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

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via Occupy Bushwick
for full schedule of the May 10-15 Week of Action, see here

Join Healthcare for the 99% for a Day of Action Against Budget Cuts!

Governor Cuomo appointed Wall Street banker Stephen Berger to fix healthcare in Brooklyn. Berger recommended merging and downsizing Wyckoff and other Brooklyn hospitals that provide necessary healthcare in low-income and medically underserved communities.

Join us to speak out against hospital closings, service reductions, and budget cuts!

Reclaim Healthcare for the 99%!

@2:30pm Maria Hernandez Park, northside, at Starr St and Irving Ave. Subway from Manhattan/Brooklyn take L Train to Jefferson Stop. From Brooklyn Food Conference atBrooklyn Tech High School take B38 to DeKalb Ave/Knickerbocker Ave.

@3pm March to Wyckoff Hospital Speak out on healthcare cuts and hospital closings in Brooklyn, and picket at Wyckoff Hospital, Stockholm St and Wyckoff Ave. Take L Train to DeKalb Stop.

This action is part of the “Another City is Possible” Campaign which is organizing a week of action protesting budget cuts in New York City.

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[-] 3 points by 99oneofus99 (20) 1 year ago

Awesome.

We should also aim at getting health care to everyone in the world and not just Europe and the US.

And who cares about the history of helping the poor not working, they're still people!

[-] 2 points by Jessicawilde23 (6) 1 year ago

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[-] 1 points by JadedCitizen (4277) 1 year ago

Tap water...oh, the look on his face.....LOL.

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[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

if anything, people need more healthcare

aus·ter·i·ty/ôˈsteritē/ Noun:

Sternness or severity of manner or attitude.
Extreme plainness and simplicity of style or appearance.

I don't see what Austerity has to do with closing hospitals

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

I don't post on face book

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[-] 0 points by ItNeverBegan (1) 1 year ago

If healthcare is a right, whom has the obligation? Or is this just another thing leftists and children think just pops out of the sky?

Rights are what the government lets you figure out for yourself, not what it agrees to take from someone else on your behalf.

Maybe we need to establish 8th grade civics as a "human right".

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