‘SiCKO’ Builds A Movement

Americans want big changes in our heath care system. And now Michael Moore's great new film, “SiCKO,” is helping to turn a desire for change into a crusade for change.

Now breaking box office records in its second week in theaters, “SiCKO” conveys powerfully emotional stories of Americans trapped in a system controlled by insurance and drug companies that deny care and destroy lives in order to maintain their profits. We walk into the movie house as individuals with our particular gripes about the health care system. And we walk out wanting to be part of a national movement for health care for all. For example, read this great account of how spontaneous organizing literally occurred in the theater lobby—at a Dallas, Texas suburban cineplex.

So, what kind of movement should we be building?


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