I was bummed out by the news.
So I created my own good news by watching – – Where to Invade Next ! It’s a brilliant film. Made me feel happy again.
In case you haven’t seen it:
YouTube trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KeAZho8TKo . And, if you look to the right hand side of the screen, there’s lots of supporting youtubes to choose from.
For example, this interview – – terrific! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=502zLfzUWmc
Where to Invade Next is available on Netflix, on DVD.
A few excerpts from some websites:
. . . To show what the USA can learn from rest of the world, director Michael Moore playfully visits various nations in Europe and Africa as a one-man “invader” to take their ideas and practices for America.
. . . Filmmaker Michael Moore visits various countries to examine how Europeans view work, education, health care, sex, equality, and other issues. From cafeteria food to sex ed, Moore looks at the benefits of schooling in France, Finland and Slovenia. In Italy, he marvels at how workers enjoy reasonable hours and generous vacation time. In Portugal, Moore notes the effects of the decriminalization of drugs.
. . . Whether it is Italy with its generous vacation time allotments, France with its gourmet school lunches, Germany with its industrial policy, Norway and its prison system, Tunisia and its strongly progressive women’s policy, or Iceland and its strong female presence in government and business among others, . . .