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Sasha Abramsky

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Sasha Abramsky

Sasha Abramsky, who writes regularly for The Nation, is the author of several books, including Inside Obama’s Brain, Breadline USA and American Furies. His latest book, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives, was published by Nation Books in September.


News and Features

Inside the movement that’s pushing to make a living wage a reality in Seattle.

The conservative businessman and activist talks to The Nation about his unlikely support for raising the minimum wage, his views on immigration and more. 

How the call to empathy helped mobilize a nation.

The deepening crisis today demands an effort as ambitious as the one launched fifty years ago this week. 

In a new documentary, Running Wild, an 88-year-old rancher leads the charge against a proposed uranium mine, while the fate of wild horses hangs in the balance.

America’s most vulnerable felt most of the pain.

That so many of our political leaders tolerate so much misery amid so much plenty is one of the great scandals of our age.

A severe drought in the Southwest is devastating crops and farm communities—and sending a warning about climate change.

This third-term governor is rethinking healthcare and education with holistic, community-based programs.

One of the youngest and poorest senators, Martin Heinrich rose to the top as a supporter of labor and environmental issues.