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.

The US Chamber of Commerce’s Multimillion-Dollar Attack Plan

The US Chamber of Commerce’s Multimillion-Dollar Attack Plan The US Chamber of Commerce’s Multimillion-Dollar Attack Plan

The nation’s top business lobby has built up a huge war chest for conservatives. But has it crossed the legal line?

Aug 29, 2012 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

Running for President on the Justice Party Ticket: A Q&A with Rocky Anderson

Running for President on the Justice Party Ticket: A Q&A with Rocky Anderson Running for President on the Justice Party Ticket: A Q&A with Rocky Anderson

The former Salt Lake City mayor is mounting an unlikely protest against American plutocracy.

Aug 2, 2012 / Sasha Abramsky

Kamala Harris, Protecting and Serving the 99 Percent Kamala Harris, Protecting and Serving the 99 Percent

When it comes to defending homeowners from the big banks, the California attorney general is on a roll.

Jul 23, 2012 / Sasha Abramsky

Questions for Idaho Economist Mike Ferguson Questions for Idaho Economist Mike Ferguson

The state’s top number-cruncher discusses taxes, education and the consequences of drowning government in the bathtub.

May 9, 2012 / Sasha Abramsky

The Other America, 2012: Confronting the Poverty Epidemic

The Other America, 2012: Confronting the Poverty Epidemic The Other America, 2012: Confronting the Poverty Epidemic

To restore the American Dream for the 99 percent, we must first bring the “invisible poor” out of the shadows.

Apr 25, 2012 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

Arizona’s Private Prisons: A Bad Bargain

Arizona’s Private Prisons: A Bad Bargain Arizona’s Private Prisons: A Bad Bargain

State taxpayers have thrown away millions on shoddy facilities--and legislators think the solution is to bar them from oversight.

Apr 4, 2012 / Editorial / Sasha Abramsky

Mr. Grijalva Goes to Washington Mr. Grijalva Goes to Washington

The Progressive Caucus chair is one of the most powerful liberals in America. But even though he's a long way from his Arizona home, he has not forgotten where he came from.

Mar 15, 2012 / Sasha Abramsky

Questions for Montana Superintendent Denise Juneau Questions for Montana Superintendent Denise Juneau

Montana's superintendent of public instruction, a groundbreaking Native American leader, is a strong believer in the power of public education to combat poverty.

Feb 1, 2012 / Sasha Abramsky

Medicaid in Crisis

Medicaid in Crisis Medicaid in Crisis

The insurance program is facing its toughest challenges just as the health reform law is poised to expand eligibility for millions of Americans.

Dec 14, 2011 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

The Erin Brockovich of East LA The Erin Brockovich of East LA

When Martha Sanchez became a community organizer, the paint-cleaning company that was polluting her neighborhood and sickening local children met its match.

Nov 22, 2011 / Sasha Abramsky

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