Louise Dunlap wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Louise, formerly of MIT and Tufts University, is author of Undoing the Silence, a book about writing. A student of Thich Nhat Hanh and a fifth generation Californian, she is working on a history of family, land and colonization in the Napa Valley. See more at www.louisedunlap.org
"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."