Stories by Abby Scher

Abby Scher is a sociologist and journalist who writes frequently about economic justice and the right. subscribe to Abby Scher's feed

Posted on: Aug 4, 2011, Source:

The Tea Party rebellion brings together six major political and economic trends of the last 20 years that are distinct from the anticommunism powering the McCarthy age.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Sarah Palin represents a new wave of independent conservative women marrying "traditional values" with corporate economics.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2002, Source: In These Times

Amnesty International is targeting the INS for its treatment of 9/11 detainees and apparent obstructions of justice.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2001, Source: The Nation

Over the past year, the U.S. government has intensified its crackdown on anti-globalization and other protesters, using age-old tactics of spying, raids, intimidation, pre-emptive arrests and false information.