Michael Moore

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  • Michael Moore, Propagandist Or Documentarian. . The Question

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    Michael Moore, Propagandist or Documentarian The question of whether Michael Moore is a propagandist rather than a maker of documentaries assumes that documentaries are never propaganda, so I begin my search for the answer by looking up the definition of propaganda. Oxford Dictionary of English defines propaganda as “information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view.” OK, so far so good, I can agree with that. That leads me back to the

  • Analysis Of Michael Moore 's ' Sicko '

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    Michael Moore’s Film “Sicko” is a documentary that examines the state of America’s health care and how it effects its citizens in comparison to those in other countries. You’d think that Americans would have the beast health care to offer but in hinds sight the complete opposite is true. I will discuss and comment on many of the points presented by Michael Moore in his video documentary. I agree that the state of the United States needs to change. Our insurance companies must change, the treatments

  • Analysis Of Michael Moore 's ' Sicko ' Essay

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    “Sicko” is a documentary produced by Michael Moore that focuses on health care in America.The documentary provides an in depth understanding and analysis of the unceasing health care problems in America. Most of these problems result from the corruption present in the American health insurance industry. The message that Michael Moore is trying to get across to his audience is that of the immortality within the American health care system. Michael Moore is able to get his message across to the public

  • Michael Moore And Mike Rose 's Friends

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    Average Teens So many American teens feel it is okay to be average, but why? Michael Moore and Mike Rose’s friends relate to education in America in a way of how we live this “Idiot Nation” and how low our intelligence level seems to be. This idiot nation is filled with lost and unintelligent Americans who don’t realize how wonderful we have it. Michael Moore states important points of what this country has come down to. He mentions that we Americans need to learn how to find the truth by ourselves

  • Biography of Michael Moore: Leftist Firebrand and Documentarian

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    Michael Moore: Leftist firebrand and documentarian Many of Michael Moore's documentaries focus upon the class wars Moore believes are simmering beneath the surface of American society. In the case of Sicko, the class war is between the needs of middle-class and poor Americans versus the financial interests of large, powerful health insurance companies. Unlike health insurance companies, consumers do not have lobbyists in Washington influencing politicians to represent their interests. Health insurance

  • Michael Moore 's Fahrenheit 9 / 11

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    Michael Moore’s documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 is a visual that critiques President George W. Bush’s regime, particularly with regard to the handling of the “war on terror.” Moore stresses the questionable ethical nature of the post-9/11 policies put in place by the Bush administration, particularly as they give a new meaning to the U.S. relationship between censorship and freedom. In this manner, the documentary challenges the Bush’s administration construction of America’s morality as self-serving

  • Idiot Nation, Michael Moore, Critical Essay Critique

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    Critical Essay In Rereading America an excerpt by Michael Moore entitled “Idiot Nation” focuses on the collapsing educational system in the United States of America. Moore brings to light his view on the failures of the educational system and the lack of financing that has been caused from the top of the food chain. Politicians as well as American corporations contribute to the decline in education according to Moore. He attempts to give the reader a clear picture of where America places the

  • Examination of the Education System in Idiot Nation, by Michael Moore

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    In his essay, “Idiot Nation,” Michael Moore directly conveys the horrid truth behind American education when he utters the sheer words, “the knowledge (students) acquire in school is not going to serve them throughout their lifetimes. Many of them will have four to five careers in a lifetime. It will be their ability to navigate information that will matter” (Moore 141). According to Moore, American education today is by no means preparing students for the real world of work. In fact, he infers that

  • Essay on Film Analysis of Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore

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    Film Analysis of Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore 'Bowling for Columbine', directed by Michael Moore, deals with the problems of gun crime in America. The main purpose of this film is to persuade American people to change their ideas about guns and gun laws. Moore constantly refers to other countries such as Canada and their gun policies to back up his arguments for increased

  • The Flaws in America's Health Care System in Sicko by Michael Moore

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    In “Sicko,” Michael Moore presents the flaws of America’s health care system that has been in continuous debate for many years. Despite the government’s obligation to help people, there are nearly 46 million Americans without any health care coverage, because they either are not able to support such costs or have been rejected by the health insurance companies. Thus, Moore claims that because America’s current health care system is incompetent and morally corrupt, the federal government should provide