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Unformatted text preview: Julie Kong Sociology 201 013 Sicko The movie Sicko is a documentary by Michael Moore about the United States health care system. Moore focuses his attention to the US healthcare crisis. He makes his condescension for a system where people literally have to pay to live very clear. Michael Moore interviews Americans who have been denied treatment by our health care insurance companies. These companies have foregone essential health services in order to take full advantage of their profits. The consequences for the individual subscribers vary from bankruptcy to the unnecessary deaths of loved ones. Moore then glimpses at widespread free health care systems in Canada, France, Britain and Cuba, exposing all the fears of lower quality of care, poorer compensation for doctors, and big-government bureaucracy that have been used to deter Americans from establishing such a system here in the US. The roots of those health care systems are establishing such a system here in the US....
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- Fall '07
- Sociology, Health care in the United States, Michael Moore