Sasha Abramsky: Fear is America’s Most Dangerous Epidemic

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“Jumping at Shadows” is Sacramento-based journalist Sasha Abramsky's polemic against what he calls America's most dangerous epidemic: irrational fear. Abramsky portrays a political and cultural landscape that is, increasingly, defined by its worst fears and anxieties. And he examines how miscalculating risk impacts life, everything from the medicines we take to how we parent. Abramsky joins us to discuss his book and the political implications of fear.

Sasha Abramsky,
author, "Jumping at Shadows:The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream"

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We Need Just One Republican to Break the Spell Trump has Cast on GOP Voters (Sasha Abramsky's Op-Ed in the Sacramento Bee)