Is Europe's Health Care Better?
In his new film Sicko, gadfly Michael Moore's latest target is the US health-care system. He makes his case that it is expensive, unfair, and leaves nearly 47 million Americans uninsured. The director's answer to the US national crisis? Europe. Across the Atlantic, France, Britain, and most other Old World countries long ago took the plunge into universal health insurance and have made it work, with varying degrees of success.