Sasha Abramsky

@AbramskySasha

Sasha Abramsky, who writes regularly for The Nation, is the author of several books, including Inside Obama’s Brain, The American Way of PovertyThe House of 20,000 Books, Jumping at Shadows, and, most recently, Little Wonder: The Fabulous Story of Lottie Dod, the World’s First Female Sports Superstar. Subscribe to The Abramsky Report, a weekly, subscription-based political column, here.

Trump Is Impeached, and Everything Is On the Line

Trump Is Impeached, and Everything Is On the Line Trump Is Impeached, and Everything Is On the Line

Even if the Senate ends up keeping him in office, it was still crucial for politicians to take a stand against this sadistic president.

Dec 20, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

North Korea Threatens to Give the US a ‘Christmas Gift’

North Korea Threatens to Give the US a ‘Christmas Gift’ North Korea Threatens to Give the US a ‘Christmas Gift’

With a mysterious message from Kim Jong-un’s government and a US missile test over the Pacific, tensions have refused to cool this month.

Dec 17, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

The Family That Grifts Together

The Family That Grifts Together The Family That Grifts Together

While the Trumps are being fined for skimming off their own foundation, the administration’s getting closer to deporting low-income immigrants.

Dec 13, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Food Stamps Florida

Bashing the Poor and Protecting the Rich: What SNAP ‘Reform’ Means Bashing the Poor and Protecting the Rich: What SNAP ‘Reform’ Means

Nearly a million children could risk going hungry.

Dec 12, 2019 / Editorial / Sasha Abramsky

Why Every Vote Matters—Now More Than Ever

Why Every Vote Matters—Now More Than Ever Why Every Vote Matters—Now More Than Ever

After narrowly winning Kentucky’s gubernatorial race, Democrat Andy Beshear will restore the vote to 100,000 ex-felons and end cruel workfare requirements for Medicaid recipients.

Dec 10, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Trump Just Dynamited the Food Stamp Program

Trump Just Dynamited the Food Stamp Program Trump Just Dynamited the Food Stamp Program

This man’s cruelty is boundless. He also just appointed as his homelessness czar a man who tried to get cities to ban charities from feeding the homeless.

Dec 6, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Anti-Abortion Extremism Goes Full Psycho

Anti-Abortion Extremism Goes Full Psycho Anti-Abortion Extremism Goes Full Psycho

An Ohio House bill would require doctors to perform a procedure that is medically impossible—or face murder charges. Other bills just as nutty are being enacted across the country.

Dec 3, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Trump to World: Fuck You

Trump to World: Fuck You Trump to World: Fuck You

That’s essentially what the president said when he cleared three war criminals, overriding the wishes of his own military leaders.

Nov 26, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Haiti Protest 2019

The New Global Insurrection The New Global Insurrection

From Bolivia to Haiti to Europe and the Middle East, citizens are rising up against corruption and government repression.

Nov 22, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

President Donald Trump

Trump Wants to Treat Undocumented Migrants Like Enemy Combatants Trump Wants to Treat Undocumented Migrants Like Enemy Combatants

But US soldiers who commit war crimes? They’re “deserving individuals” who deserve “second chances.”

Nov 19, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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