On The Tavis Smiley Show: Sasha Abramsky, The American Way of Poverty

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On the Tavis Smiley Show, Demos Senior Fellow Sasha Abramsky discussed his new book, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives.

Notably, Abramsky gave Smiley's listeners an idea of the scale of poverty in America. "50 million Americans, nearly, are now so impoverished that they cannot feed themselves without government assistance. It's the single greatest commonly shared story in contemporary America. It's the experience of economic insecurity." 

The trailer for The American Way of Poverty: