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.
Richmond, Virginia, is the eleventh-most-unequal big city in the country; its leaders finally want to change that.
Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.
From Atlanta to Los Angeles, cities are becoming greener, healthier, and more humane.
With an eye on the United States and Greece, scholars at the Levy Economics Institute are developing plans to ensure full employment.
The federal judge is waging a one-man war on bank-friendly SEC settlements.
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.