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Artists put faces to uninsured
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It was a couple of pieces of art that prompted Julie Sokolow to look to artists as a vessel to campaign for universal healthcare. Sokolow had never been very politically engaged until she saw Michael Moore’s Sicko and then, shortly after, read T.R. Reid’s book The Healing of America. These works brought the extent of the issue home. “Other countries take care of everyone and we spend more, but we don’t take care of everyone,” Sokolow said. “It’s the great injustice of America.”