Stories by Jonathan Cohn

Jonathan Cohn is a senior editor at The New Republic, where he has written about national politics and its influence on American communities for the past decade. He is also a senior fellow at the think-tank Demos and a contributing editor at The American Prospect, where he served previously as the executive editor. Cohn, who has been a media fellow with the Kaiser Family Foundation, has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone, and Slate. A graduate of Harvard University, he now lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his wife and two children. subscribe to Jonathan Cohn's feed

Posted on: May 29, 2008, Source: The American Prospect

Medicare is expensive because our health system is costly and inefficient. The cure? Affordable universal health coverage.

Posted on: May 28, 2007, Source: Harper Collins Publishers, Inc.

The U.S. has not had a serious political discussion about health care reform since the early 1990s, and the system is unraveling. In his latest book, <i>Sick</i>, Jonathan Cohn lays bare the consequences any one of us could suffer if we don't replace it.