Monthly Archives: July 2011

Happy Birthday Medicare!

Today Syracuse community members celebrated the Medicare program on its 46th birthday — and urged that Medicare be expanded, not contracted. Health care is a human right: we want Medicare for all. Speakers talked about how cuts to Medicare particularly … Continue reading

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Rally to Celebrate Medicare’s 46th Birthday

Medicare advocates will rally to celebrate Medicare’s 46th Birthday, July 30, at 5 pm at the Federal Buidling Plaza. ‚ÄúSpeakers at our rally will explain why Medicare is the solution, not the problem. Medicare should be expanded to cover everybody, … Continue reading

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Banner!

Finishing up work on our new Solidarity Committee banner:

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Visit to Striking Workers

Today the Solidarity Committee visited striking IBEW 97 workers at 9 Mile Point nuclear power plant. The striking workers shared with us their pride in their work, as well as their concern about the safety of New Yorkers with managers … Continue reading

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7/24 Trip to Nine Mile Strike

The Solidarity Committee of Central New York is organizing a carpool to visit and support the striking workers at Nine Mile Point Nuclear Power Station. About 460 workers from IBEW 97 have been on strike since July 9. They are … Continue reading

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Syracuse Welcomes FDR

Syracuse community members joined together on Wednesday, July 20, to welcome President and Mrs. Roosevelt. The honored guests shared their thoughts on the crucial importance of defending Social Security and Medicare. They were joined by community speakers who related personal … Continue reading

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July 30 Health Care Celebration

The Solidarity Committee of Central New York, along with Healthcare Now and other partner organizations, will celebrate the birthday of Medicare on July 30, 2011 at 5pm in front of the Syracuse Federal Building. Forty-six years after Medicare was born, … Continue reading

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