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Advocates for

Working across generations for social justice, economic security, dignity, and a healthy planet for all of us.

Upcoming PSARA Events:

Jeff Johnson

layout PSARA’s Plans for getting Medicare out of the Hands of Private Equity by Leveling the Playing Field

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Stop the Initives

Tuesday, May 21, 5:00 p.m.

Register for the webinar here


PSARA webinar on the three harmful initiatives on the November ballot, with speakers on the campaigns to defeat all the initiatives. Learn how to fight those who would take us backward. 

Click here for more information


Juneteenth Celebration 2024

Sponsored by PSARA and

WA State Labor Council

Saturday, June 15, 1:00–2:30 p.m.

Outdoor event:  16th Ave. South from Jackson Street north to South Main Street

click here for more information

In this issue we feature two important articles. On Page 1, the latest in our series on leveling the playing field between traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage. And on Page 3, the second and final part of an analysis of racial disparities in health care by Dr. Claudia Fegan and Anne Watanabe.


Also in this issue:


  • a preview article on our upcoming Juneteenth Celebration (see page 4),

  • the latest on our GiveBIG campaign to raise funds for the PSARA Education Fund, the publisher of the Retiree Advocate (see page 5),

  • an article on Haiti, and the disastrous results of US policy there (see page 6),

  • a letter to the Advocate from our PSARA member Sharon Harris about her experiences with her Medicare Advantage plan (see page 7),

  • Part 1 of Angie Bartels' interview with David Loud (see page 8),

  • an article from out PSARA members in Clallam County on their organizing work (see page 9),


And more!  Click here to read or download the Advocate

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