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... Read more


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 ... Read more

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As summer began, I flew to London to stay with my parents. A few days after I arrived, four bombs blew up tube trains and a bus in central London on July 7. Read more


"Rosa Luxemburg was—still is for me—a great personal and intellectual heroine." Read more