Sasha Abramsky

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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.

As California Burns, Trump Feeds the Cult of Personality

As California Burns, Trump Feeds the Cult of Personality As California Burns, Trump Feeds the Cult of Personality

But World Series fans were having none of it—thousands chanted “Lock him up!” at Nationals Park stadium in Washington, DC.

Oct 29, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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How Do the Trumpists Mobilize? Around White Nationalism and Anti-Semitism How Do the Trumpists Mobilize? Around White Nationalism and Anti-Semitism

A new report by Political Research Associates lays out the connections and the key role played by the media.

Oct 25, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Want Serious Progressive Change? Fight for Structural Election Reforms.

Want Serious Progressive Change? Fight for Structural Election Reforms. Want Serious Progressive Change? Fight for Structural Election Reforms.

That’s the only way we’ll be able to challenge the GOP minority’s hold on power, after so many years of gerrymandering and voter suppression.

Oct 22, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Trump’s Support May Be Dwindling, but His Assault on Regulations Continues

Trump’s Support May Be Dwindling, but His Assault on Regulations Continues Trump’s Support May Be Dwindling, but His Assault on Regulations Continues

The administration is planning to sabotage environmental oversight on public lands, privatize elements of the national park system, and stall the replacement of contaminated drinki...

Oct 18, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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Trump Has Gone to War Against California Trump Has Gone to War Against California

In his vengeful, mob-style way, Trump is attacking the Golden State both rhetorically and through policy measures. No matter where we live, we all have a dog in this fight.

Oct 15, 2019 / Editorial / Sasha Abramsky

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The Tide Is Turning Against Trump The Tide Is Turning Against Trump

Faced with legal and legislative setbacks and the defection of more Republicans, Trump is waging an increasingly strident propaganda war.

Oct 15, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Our Maniac in the White House: Tales of Woe and Resistance

Our Maniac in the White House: Tales of Woe and Resistance Our Maniac in the White House: Tales of Woe and Resistance

Trump is inflicting enormous damage with his great and unmatched idiocy. But California continues to dance to its own tune, with a raft of progressive legislation.

Oct 11, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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As We Focus on Impeachment, Trump Is Restructuring the Country As We Focus on Impeachment, Trump Is Restructuring the Country

His administration is working hard to shut down immigration, eliminate environmental regulations, and undermine abortion rights.

Oct 8, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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Trump May Be Driving the Economy Into Recession Trump May Be Driving the Economy Into Recession

His reckless trade war is having a calamitous global impact—and he’s continuing his assault on the courts and the environment.

Oct 4, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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The Courts Are Fighting Back Against Trump’s Brutal Immigration Policies The Courts Are Fighting Back Against Trump’s Brutal Immigration Policies

Federal judges just issued rulings protecting immigrant children, slowing fast-track deportations, and restricting ICE detention orders.

Oct 1, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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