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healthcare not warfare photos
by matt Monday, Aug. 16, 2004 at 6:34 AM
mtoups@indymedia.org

On Sunday, August 15, at 12 noon 300+ people rallied and marched in downtown Pittsburgh for "Healthcare not Warfare".

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The Market Square rally featured speakers from PUSH, SEIU local 3 (Justice for Janitors), SEIU 1199P (striking Health Care workers), Black Voices for Peace, NAACP Veterans Affairs Committee, Thomas Merton Center, Physicians for a National Health Program, and Pittsburgh Organizing Group.
The rally was followed by a march through downtown with stops at the Highmark Blue Shield Headquarters and the Federal Building.

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SEIU Local 3
by matt Monday, Aug. 16, 2004 at 6:34 AM
mtoups@indymedia.org

SEIU Local 3...
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Local 3, Pittsburgh's Justice for Janitors union movement, turned out for the march.

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more marching...
by matt Monday, Aug. 16, 2004 at 6:34 AM
mtoups@indymedia.org

more marching......
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As several hundred marched for health care not warfare, a few Bush supporters joined the march. Their agenda was to support US war efforts and the private, for-profit health care system that leaves so many working Americans without health care access.

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billionaires for bush
by matt Monday, Aug. 16, 2004 at 6:34 AM
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Pittsburgh's <a href="http://billionairesforbush.com>Billionaires for Bush were on hand to join the counter protestor ranks. (or was it a counter-counter-protest?)

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mike stout
by matt Monday, Aug. 16, 2004 at 6:34 AM
mtoups@indymedia.org

mike stout...
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The rally also featured musical performances by Mike Stout and the Raging Grannies.

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