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Dr. Steve Auerbach of Physicians for a National Health Program to speak in Triangle

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Steve Auerbach, the pediatrician with Occupy Wall Street and leader of Physicians for a National Health Program has scheduled two appearances in the Triangle:

Today at 4 p.m., Dr. Auerbach will speak at 207 Alumni Hall on the UNC campus, followed by a teach-in at 5 p.m. at Peace and Justice Plaza.

On Saturday at 10 a.m. he will speak in Durham at the Snow Building, 331 W. Main St., in the basement conference room.

According to a press release, both his presentations will focus on "how extreme economic and social inequalities, combined with the greed of private health insurance companies, are harming the nation's health and economy. He will also speak about how a single-payer health system ­ an improved Medicare for all ­ is a key remedy."

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