Sasha Abramsky, a Nation contributing writer, is the author of several books, including, most recently, Inside Obama’s Brain, Breadline USA and American Furies. His next book, The American Way of Poverty, will be published by Nation Books in the fall.
The fight to counter LePage’s extremism is gaining support not only among progressives in the state but within the Republican Party too.
An unlikely grassroots coalition is keeping residents in their homes, one property at a time.
How much taxpayer money could government agencies save if they cracked down on scams like healthcare fraud? The answer, suggests a Harvard professor: hundreds of billions of dollars every year.
Like her brother, President Obama, Soetoro-Ng wants to revamp school systems and broaden test-focused curriculums.
The world's top scholar of peaceful protest is helping a generation of young activists in the Middle East find their voice.
The legendary organizer speaks on the “story of the self” and where Obama went wrong.
In California's Central Valley, the collapse of the housing bubble is causing acute misery.
On October 1, just one month before Californians voted on Proposition 19, Sasha Abramsky spoke by phone with Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, about prospects for drug reform in America.
Despite the defeat of Proposition 19, growers in California are expanding a profitable system for cultivating pot.