Episode #766: The American Way Of Poverty Shows


Wednesday night, September 11, 2013, on a live one-hour This is Hell! beginning at 9PM (US central) on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3 FM, live online here, and podcast shortly after at this site…

Your bitter blind broke gap toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviews…

journalist Sasha Abramsky is the author of the new book, “The American Way of Poverty: How The Other Half Lives” (Nation Books). Many of the interviews on which this book is based are accessible on the audio archive. Originally from England and a graduate of Oxford University, he has since adopted his mother’s homeland of the United States. He has a master’s degree from Columbia University School of Journalism. In 2000 he was awarded an Open Society, Crime, and Communities Media Fellowship, and he is currently a Senior Fellow at the New York City-based Demos think tank. He is also the author of “Inside Obama’s Brain” and “Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger and How to Fix It.” All of Sasha’s books are available through his website. Simply click on his name above.

Producing Wednesday’s show will be Alex Jerri.