Nov 20, 2007

SOS Sicko

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It is not a matter of liking Michael Moore or not. It is not a matter of politics, of sides or wings.
It is a matter of democracy, it is a matter of sharing, it is a matter of SOLIDARITY.

Watch this movie.

Please.

I cried several times, and laughed as well. This is his most compelling and clever movie so far.

Of course, he is letting aside a lot of the negative points. People have universal health care in Cuba but they don't eat to their content everyday.
People have universal healthcare in France but they pay a darn lot of taxes and also the medication prices are going up, as well as the huge debt of the Social Security (the government organism which pay for everything).
Plus, French people has been careless enough to let someone like Sarkozy access to power. He is a Bush clone.
All that matter for him is privatization, corporation, control and money.

Money, profit.
We are getting sick and green, we are transforming into these pieces of papers.

There is 2 medications I have to take. I cannot do without. For life.
Well, it costs 300 $ a month. I am extremely lucky to have a husband who is a professor in a private university, and have a wonderful insurance. Wonderful if you like. So we pay around 60$ a month for my medication.
In France, it would be free.

Except we were not rich enough to get a proper plan for the dentist these past years and I ended up with huge problems for ONE tooth.

But my little experience is nothing compared of the awful distress and tragedy some people in USA are undergoing.
Children and babies are dying, people are working until their death, way past 80 years old to pay their medications and their health bills, people are dropped in front of cheaper medical centers by insanely rich hospitals...Because they cannot pay the bill.

Watch this movie.
Think. Feel.
Wake up.

Because the day american people will wake up, it will be something.
I still have hope.

Money won't eat everything, will it?

Nov 19, 2007

Frissons

I listen to Faust Arp on the Amazon river, and it was one of the most beautiful moment of my life.

For you.

Don't you love the sound of the wind in the mic...?

Nov 10, 2007

It is alive! My personal website!

Please let me know what you think!

There are probably a lot of things to correct, but I am so glad!


Nov 5, 2007

Constat d'├ęchec

Agreement of a failure? Or something like that.
After 3 planes, 14 hours trip, I am back home.

I couldn't do it in Iquitos. Too much heat and noise, I was getting crazy again, and deaf...
I've lost 4 kgs, and my health was at risk.
I am really sorry for the children but this and other problems I won't speak about here got in the way and made it impossible for me to feel good and stay there giving the best of me.
I just couldn't.

On a positive note, I refocused on my real desires. To go see elsewhere if the grass is greener allows you sometimes to go out of the blind spot and see what you really want and what you really need: Marc, my animals, our house.

I am really tired and disappointed. I almost ran away from Iquitos.

I am feeling optimistic anyway. I am back and quicking (after I will have got back my sleep hours and my kilos!) and ready to work and amaze you all, in style and with a strong sense of ethic.

The really funny thing of today: when I entered USA, I felt good. It was my first time travelling by plane alone. And it is not a long time I travel by plane (since 5 years). So  I was quite stressed, and each time I asked help to people in here, they were always charming and really helpful.

The guy at the custom told me I had a cute green card!! Such a great welcome back!