Interview with Margaret Burns on Michael Moore's Sicko

Michael Moore made his latest film, Sicko, as a warning to the American people of the danger of for-profit health care.  However, when Margaret Burns – social policy officer for the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice – saw Sicko, she saw it as a warning to the Irish people of what our health care service could become. Each week a new health service scandal hits the news, and the debate between public hospitals and private hospitals is raging ever hotter. Lena Jacobs spoke to Margaret Burns about her article “A Horrible Warning? Lessons for Ireland from Michael Moore's Film, Sicko” that has recently been published in the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice's journal Working Notes. Here she is asked why she decided to write the article...

 


 



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