SiCKO Sparks Local Health Care Activism

Bill Scher

Michael Moore’s SiCKO is not only impacting the box office — earning the 2nd-highest opening in history for a documentary — it’s also sparking health care activism at the local level.

Moore generated much attention last month when joined the California Nurses Assocation and called for a single-payer system for the Golden State. But the filmmaker himself doesn’t need to drop in to every town for citizens to step up the fight for affordable, quality, universal health care.

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