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Michele Swenson

Michele Swenson

Michele Swenson, a former nurse, has researched and written about the history of women’s health care, as well as religious fundamentalist and gun-centered ideologies. Her book "Democracy Under Assault: TheoPolitics, Incivility and Violence on the Right" (2005) is an in-depth examination of the fractured church-state divide, assaults on the independent judiciary, as well as resurgent 19th-century science, socioeconomic Darwinism, corporatism, and Christian nativism. She is a member of the working committee of Health Care for All Colorado Foundation that created the proposal.

Articles by this author

 

Our Long Neoliberal Nightmare: Congress Should Not Begrudge $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Package for the People

To set themselves apart from Republicans, Democrats must demonstrate the political will to choose the common good over allegiance to corporate wealth.

Michele Swenson ·


Let's Be Very Clear: Medicare for All Is Not Socialism

What we have now in the U.S. is a for-profit health insurance model that privatizes profit and socializes risk. And it's not working.

Michele Swenson ·


ALEC​'s Covert War on Democracy

Ahead of national convention in Denver, a look at destruction wrought by group that pairs right-wing lawmakers with corporate interests

Michele Swenson ·



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