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Sarah Lahm

Sarah Lahm is a Minneapolis-based writer and researcher. Her work has appeared in outlets such as The Progressive, where she writes the Midwest Dispatch column and contributes pieces to the Public School Shakedown site.

Articles by this author

 

The United States Lets Violence Against Women Thrive

From racist and xenophobic attacks against Muslim women, to the likelihood of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, it’s clear that women’s lives carry little value.

Sarah Lahm ·


Don't Mistake School Board Protests for a Grassroots Campaign

Conservatives are disrupting school board meetings by shouting, using Nazi salutes, and even physically assaulting anyone they disagree with. But these attacks are anything but spontaneous.

Sarah Lahm ·


How Past Economic Policies Influenced Racism of Today

Though the 2020 murder of George Floyd inspired a global racial reckoning, the injustices he faced date back to his childhood in the 1980s.

Sarah Lahm ·


Why We Should All Be Reading Howard Zinn Right Now

As the historian aptly predicted, who is on the Supreme Court is not as important as what the American people demand.

Sarah Lahm ·


Billionaires Are the Biggest Threat to Public Schools

For education "disruptors" like Bill Gates and Betsy DeVos, COVID-19 isn’t a crisis—it’s an opportunity.

Sarah Lahm ·


GM Just Took Away Our Insurance, But It Can't Stop Our Strike

"We are damn mad. They have abused our trust, especially when unions are under attack in our country right now."

Sarah Lahm ·


Why 2020 Dems Should Target the Nonprofit Charter School Industry

A battle over a beloved church building in the Twin Cities reveals how money can be made from charter school real estate deals.

Sarah Lahm ·


Pennsylvania Workers Are Waging the Biggest US Manufacturing Strike in the Trump Era

"People would rather work than be on strike, but they're not willing to hand every aspect of their life over to the boss, and they're not willing to create a permanent underclass of low wage workers." 

Sarah Lahm ·

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