Sasha Abramsky

On Election Day, 5.3 million American adults will be needlessly forced to stay away from the polls by their own state governments. The reason: At some point in their pasts, they were convicted of a felony. Some of these men and women are st... more

Nov 1, 2006 6:37 PM Dispatches

Angelos is not a murderer. Nor is he a rapist, an armed robber, or a kidnapper. If he were, chances are he’d be staring down a shorter sentence than the fifty-five years he’s burdened with. No, he is a medium-scale Salt Lake City marijuana ... more

May 31, 2006 8:00 PM Dispatches 4 Comments