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.

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

Drilling in California Central Valley

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

Cargo ship los angeles

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

House Committee ICE Juarez

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

HUD Is Planning a Bureaucratic Pogrom Against Public Housing Tenants

HUD Is Planning a Bureaucratic Pogrom Against Public Housing Tenants HUD Is Planning a Bureaucratic Pogrom Against Public Housing Tenants

Under proposed new rules, if a single member of a family is undocumented, the entire family can be evicted.

Oct 1, 2019 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

The Good (Free Tuition!), the Bad (Student Debt), & the Ugly (DeVos’s DOE) in Higher Ed

The Good (Free Tuition!), the Bad (Student Debt), & the Ugly (DeVos’s DOE) in Higher Ed The Good (Free Tuition!), the Bad (Student Debt), & the Ugly (DeVos’s DOE) in Higher Ed

The Trump administration is now rewarding the worst actors—but great new policies are being rolled out at the state level.

Sep 27, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Trump Is Revving Up the Attack on Workers’ Rights

Trump Is Revving Up the Attack on Workers’ Rights Trump Is Revving Up the Attack on Workers’ Rights

This faux populist is all about enriching corporations and the wealthy at the expense of workers and consumers—but labor is fighting back, and union popularity is at near-record hi...

Sep 24, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Trump Homelessness California Border

With Trump, We’re in the Realm of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ With Trump, We’re in the Realm of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Roundups of the homeless, destruction of environmental and housing safeguards, collusion with foreign despots to savage reproductive rights—the president is an outlaw.

Sep 20, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Green New Deal

The Environment Is in Trump’s Crosshairs. We Need to Fight Back. The Environment Is in Trump’s Crosshairs. We Need to Fight Back.

This isn’t scattershot; it is a well-planned effort to destroy environmental regulations and investments built up over decades.

Sep 17, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

Child Abuse as Official Government Policy

Child Abuse as Official Government Policy Child Abuse as Official Government Policy

That, plus Supreme Court clearance for a white-nationalist asylum policy, and GOP dirty tricks in North Carolina—all in a week’s work for the Trumpists.

Sep 13, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

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