Sasha Abramsky, who writes regularly for The Nation, is the author of several books, including Inside Obama’s Brain, Breadline USA, American Furies, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives, and The House of 20,000 Books. His Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream will be published by Nation Books in September.
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