“Call to Action” Health Care for All Convention
Panels : “Media & Communications,” “Networking, Organizing & Mobilizing for Reform,” “The Economic Genius of Single Payer,” “Winning Pa in 2009” “Effective Citizen Lobbying at All Levels of Government.”
Saturday December 6, 2008
10 am – 3 pm
Unitarian church of Harrisburg
1280 Clover Lane Harrisburg, Pa. 17113 717-828-5055
Featuring Norman Solomon, nationally-known media critic and a leader in the movement for a Single Payer Solution in California, SB 840 & the u.s., HR 676.
While the conference focus revolves around SB300/HB1660, PA single payer bills, and congressional , “bridge” legislation, HR 506 & S.1069 as the fastest track to HR 676, our organizing and lobbying activities must center on all levels of government — municipal, county, state, national.
Info./ Register here.
Norman Solomon, nationally-known media critic and Single Payer Solution leader on California’s SB 840 and Congress’ HR 676, is the founder and executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a national consortium of policy researchers and analysts. His weekly column on media and politics, Media Beat, has been in national syndication since 1992. A longtime associate of FAIR, he has written op-ed articles on media issues for many papers, including the Boston Globe, Washington Post, Newsday, New York Times, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, USA Today and Baltimore Sun. His articles have also appeared in the International Herald Tribune, Canada’s Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and the Jordan Times. Norman Solomon’s book War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death was published in 2005. His latest book is Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State.