Jonathan Michels

Jonathan Michels

Jonathan Michels is a freelance journalist and a premedical student based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is a member of the media team for Students for a National Health Program.

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Our dysfunctional health care system remains an outlier among the rest of the developed world for not providing universal health coverage. (Photo: Joe Newman via Public Citizen/flickr/cc) Views
Friday, November 20, 2020
Biden Ran on a Return To Normalcy, but There's Nothing Normal About the American Health Care System
The federal response to the deadly coronavirus pandemic under President Trump has been a public health disaster with nearly 250,000 Americans dead and no clear end in sight. In sharp contrast, President-elect Joe Biden pledged to mount a serious response against the coronavirus. Biden implored...
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“33 percent of the public now favors such a “single payer” approach to health insurance, up 5 percentage points since January and 12 points since 2014.” (Photo: Pacific Press) Views
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The Biggest Moments of 2017 in the Fight for Universal Healthcare
In the face of a fiercely conservative administration, 2017 has seen an upsurge in popular resistance against measures that threatened to chip away at important--if imperfect--social welfare initiatives, chief among them the ability for Americans to receive quality healthcare. Activists pushed back...
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