7 Articles by: Jonathan Michels

Jonathan Michels is a freelance journalist and health care worker based in Durham, North Carolina.

“To Keep Not Only Patients but Ourselves Safe, We Have to Unionize”

Nurses at Mission Health hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, are about to vote on a union. We talked to five of them about why they’re organizing, how health care–worker unions can improve patient care and safety, and what a victory would mean for establishing a beachhead for unions in the South.