Reviews of Abandoned

Shelf Awareness (starred review), March 24, 2020.

Jeff Rowe, “Review: Author Anne Kim writes about America’s ‘lost youth,'” Associated Press, Feb. 27, 2020.

Naomi Schaefer Riley, “Abandoned Review: No Foothold on a Future,” Wall Street Journal, Feb. 10, 2020.

Alex Kotlowitz, “The Kids Are Not Alright,” Washington Monthly, Jan/Feb/Mar 2020.

Kirkus Reviews (starred review), Nov. 11, 2019.

Publishers Weekly, Nov. 21, 2019.

Booklist, Dec. 1, 2019.

Shelf Awareness, March 24, 2020 (starred review).

Radio Interviews and Podcasts

WAMC, “Best of Our Knowledge,” with Bob Barrett, July 16, 2020.

Hardly Working Podcast with Brent Orrell, May 27, 2020.

Kansas Public Radio, “Conversations” with Dan Skinner, April 15, 2020.

WFAN-NYC, “Bob Salter Show,” April 12, 2020.

Jefferson Public Radio – Southern Oregon University, “The Jefferson Exchange,” with Geoffrey Riley, March 16, 2020.

Northeast Public Radio, “The Best of Our Knowledge” with Bob Barrett, March 12, 2020.

KPFA and FreeSpeech TV, “Rising Up with Sonali” with Sonali Kolhatkar, March 10, 2020.

WJMS Radio, “Sound Off” with Jaymie Bowles, March 7, 2020.

WGTD 91.1 FM, NPR Affiliate, Kenosha, WI. “The Morning Show” with Greg Berg, March 5, 2020.

WRKF 89.3, NPR Affiliate, Baton Rouge, LA. “Talk Louisiana” with guest host Jan Swift, March 2, 2020.

Who. What. Why.” with Peter Collins, March 2, 2020.

ChatChat” with Claudia Cragg, Denver, CO, Feb. 27, 2020.

WSCA 106.1FM, Portsmouth, NH. “Keeping Democracy Alive” with Burt Cohen, Feb. 21, 2020.

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, “The Roundtable” with Joe Donohue, Feb. 21, 2020.

WUML 91.5, Lowell, MA. “Thinking Out Loud” with Charlotte Crockford, Feb. 20, 2020.

ConversationsLive with Cyrus Webb, BlogTalkRadio, Feb. 13, 2020.

WICN-90.5, Worcester, MA. “Public Eye” with Al Vuona, Feb. 9, 2020.

WDVR-89.7, Delaware Township, NJ. “The World of Work with Shep Cohen,” Jan. 31, 2020.

Interview with Peter Bermudes about Abandoned.

EWA Radio, Education Deserts: Who Lives in Them and Why It Matters, Aug. 29, 2018

SiriusXM Radio, The Michael Smerconish Program, June 3, 2015.

Minnesota Public Radio, “Why it’s hard to be a moderate in Congress,” June 2, 2015.

TV Interviews

C-SPAN, Democratic Agenda and 2018 Elections, July 12, 2018.

C-SPAN, Cash Bail System in the U.S., January 28, 2017.

C-SPAN, “Inside Politics Press Breakfast,” December 15, 2010


Andrea Cipriano, “The Crisis of America’s Disconnected Youth – And How to Connect Them,” The Crime Report, March 17, 2020.

Dan Kohf and Justin Rohrlich, “No U.S. city fines people like Washington fines people,” Quartz, Jan. 29, 2020.

Paul Kane, “Democratic Success in Trump Districts Forces a Reckoning on How Party Governs,” Washington Post, Nov. 13, 2018.

New America Foundation, “Higher Education for Everyone,” Oct. 24, 2018

Jim Tankersley, Democrats’ Next Big Thing: Guaranteed Jobs, New York Times, May 22, 2018.

Jeff Stein, “A Semi-Radical Plan to Elect More Moderates to Congress,” February 9, 2016

Kim Geiger, “Being a Centrist Is Expensive,” Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2011

Reid J. Epstein, “Study: Centrists Must Spend More,” Politico, August 18, 2011

David Catanese, “The High Price of Moderation,” Politico, August 18, 2011

FOX, “Health Care Waiver on the Menu,” October 7, 2010

Gerald Seib, “Democrats Try to Crack Mystery Over Missing Voters,” Wall Street Journal, November 23, 2010

James Hohmann, “Poll: Non-Voters Split Over Obama,” Politico, November 17, 2010

Matt Bai, “‘Blame the Blue Dogs’ Theory for Democratic Losses Doesn’t Add Up,” The New York Times, November 8, 2010

Michael Shear, “Is Obama Being Too Timid?“, The New York Times, October 28, 2010

Ezra Klein, “The Case Against a Foreclosure Moratorium,” The Washington Post, October 20, 2010

Jim Angle, “All in Moderation: Dems and GOP Need the Same Voters,” Fox News, October, 7, 2010

Peter Baker, “Obama Strains to Get Liberals Back Into Fold Ahead of Vote,” The New York Times, October 5, 2010

David S. Broder, “The New Math Adds Up to Losses for Democrats,” The Washington Post, September 30, 2010

Jim Angle, “All in Moderation: Dems and GOP Need the Same Voters,” Fox News, October 7, 2010

Jim Angle, “Controlling Costs of Health Reform Relies on Young Americans Buying Insurance”, Fox News, November 24, 2009

Kristen Jensen and Laura Litvan, “Senate has miles to go on health care after vote,”, October 14, 2009

Lou Dobbs Tonight, “Health Care Showdown,” September 2, 2009, CNN (at 7:23) (transcript)

Major Garett, Echoes of Clinton in 1993 Could Haunt Obama’s Speech to Congress on Health Care, Fox News, September 2, 2009

Kimberly Dozier, “Health Care Weighs on Obama’s Popularity,” CBS News, August 22, 2009

CNBC, “Jobs Key to Recovery?“, October 14, 2009

CNBC, “TARP for Homeowners?“, October 6, 2009

CNBC, “Reading Vital Signs,” August 27, 2009

CNBC, “Wall Street Tuning Out Washington?“, July 24, 2009

CNBC, “Budget Breaks Through $1 Trillion,” July 14, 2009

CNBC, “Should Greenspan Speak Out?“, June 26, 2009

CNBC, “Regulation Overdrive?“, May 20, 2009

Josephine Hearn, “Free Trade Fisticuffs,” Politico, November 6, 2007

David Brooks, “Who’s Afraid of the New Economy?“, The New York Times, February 11, 2007

David Cay Johnston, “Loans to Poor at Tax Time Are Criticized,” The New York Times, May 21, 2002