Ari Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation magazine and a fellow at The Nation Institute. He has written extensively about American politics, foreign policy, and the intersection of money and politics. His stories have also appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Editor & Publisher, and the Guardian, and he is a frequent guest and commentator on MSNBC, C-Span, and NPR. His first book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics, was published in October 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His new book about the history of voting rights since 1965, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, will be published in August 2015 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.
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