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.

California Dreaming: Evan Minton, Transgender Political Staffer

California Dreaming: Evan Minton, Transgender Political Staffer California Dreaming: Evan Minton, Transgender Political Staffer

An interview with the co-chair of the California state Democratic Party’s LGBT Caucus, who recently transitioned from female to male. 

Mar 29, 2017 / Sasha Abramsky

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California Dreaming in the Age of Trump California Dreaming in the Age of Trump

A DREAMer, a Hmong farmer, a transgender political staffer, and more shed light on the concerns and values of Californians in our strange and dangerous political moment.

Mar 29, 2017 / Sasha Abramsky

California Dreaming: Chukou Thao, Hmong Farmer

California Dreaming: Chukou Thao, Hmong Farmer California Dreaming: Chukou Thao, Hmong Farmer

An interview with the president of the National Hmong American Farmers, an association based in Fresno, in California's Central Valley.

Mar 29, 2017 / Sasha Abramsky

California Dreaming: Will Scott, Sharecropper’s Son

California Dreaming: Will Scott, Sharecropper’s Son California Dreaming: Will Scott, Sharecropper’s Son

An interview with the president of the African-American Farmers of California.

Mar 29, 2017 / Sasha Abramsky

California Dreaming: Lydia Avila, East Los Angeles Organizer

California Dreaming: Lydia Avila, East Los Angeles Organizer California Dreaming: Lydia Avila, East Los Angeles Organizer

An interview with a Boyle Heights-based community organizer with California Calls, an alliance of 31 social justice organizations across the state that conducts voter-engagement ca...

Mar 29, 2017 / Sasha Abramsky

California Dreaming: Justino Mora, DREAMer

California Dreaming: Justino Mora, DREAMer California Dreaming: Justino Mora, DREAMer

An interview with a DREAM Act activist and cofounder of undocumedia.org.

Mar 29, 2017 / Sasha Abramsky

West Coast Politicians Are Fighting Back Against Donald Trump

West Coast Politicians Are Fighting Back Against Donald Trump West Coast Politicians Are Fighting Back Against Donald Trump

This could become the largest resistance movement to federal policy in more than a century.

Feb 8, 2017 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

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California’s Jerry Brown Has Laid Down a Direct Challenge to Trump California’s Jerry Brown Has Laid Down a Direct Challenge to Trump

In a pugnacious State of the State speech, the governor’s contempt for the new president was evident.

Jan 24, 2017 / Sasha Abramsky

Anggie Godoy

A Fight for $15 Activist on Why She Fasted for 15 Days—and Would Again A Fight for $15 Activist on Why She Fasted for 15 Days—and Would Again

21-year-old Anggie Godoy on her 15-day fast, her arrest, and what’s next for the Fight for $15.

Dec 19, 2016 / Sasha Abramsky

If Sweden and Denmark Are So Progressive, Why Did They Close Their Doors to Refugees?

If Sweden and Denmark Are So Progressive, Why Did They Close Their Doors to Refugees? If Sweden and Denmark Are So Progressive, Why Did They Close Their Doors to Refugees?

As the migration crisis drags on, even the most tolerant countries in Europe are embracing anti-immigrant politics.

Sep 27, 2016 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

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