(Online Educational Forum)
COVID Capitalism and the Fight for Health Care Justice
and Societal Transformation
Tuesday, June 23, from 7:00-8:30 PM via Zoom
(Zoom details will be emailed to those who RSVP)
Note: You can join by phone or computer.
Adolph Reed, Jr. PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing on race, class and American Politics, and an organizer for Medicare for All - South Carolina. His recent essays include Disparity Ideology, Coronavirus, and the Danger of the Return of Racial Medicine and Push for Racial Justice Beyond Race Alone, as well as co-authoring in the New England Journal of Medicine Racial Health Disparities and COVID-19 — Caution and Context. He will speak to the big picture of economics, race, class and politics post-COVID.
Steffie Woolhandler, MD, MPH, is a cofounder of PNHP, a practicing primary care physician, distinguished professor of public health and health policy at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, adjunct clinical professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and lecturer in medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a principal author of many relevant peer research articles in conjunction with Dr. David Himmelstein, most recently COVID-19 and Health Financing: Perils and Possibilities, Nearly 5 Million Lost Health Coverage in Past Three Weeks, and 18.2 million at increased risk of severe COVID-19 are uninsured or underinsured. She will speak to health and health care post-COVID.