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Health Care Bill Narrowly Passes in House

Good news or bad? Democrats and progressives are all over the map. Here is a range of articles addressing the issue:

1. New York Times Op-Ed November 12, 2009: Trading Women's Rights for Political Power

2. Nicholas Kristof Op-Ed, New York Times, November 12, 2009: A Defining Choice

3. Ralph Nader,, November 11, 2009: Still Waiting for Health Care

4. Dennis Kucinich,, November 8, 2009: Why I Voted "No."

5. Lucinda Marshall,, November 8, 2009: Dems Sell Women's Rights Down River of Health Care Denial

6. NYSUT,, November 9, 2009: Thank Your House Representatives for Passing Health Care Reform


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