Stories by Adele M. Stan

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Posted on: Aug 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious say they'll keep talking to prelates but will "reconsider" if "forced to compromise the integrity of [their] mission."

Posted on: Aug 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Stuck with a lackluster candidate, Tea Partiers focus their rage on the president. An Americans For Prosperity Foundation conference stokes the rage and trains the foot soldiers.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Corporate media largely ignored the subtext of Romney's earliest race-coded comments, and have been content to let more recent and blatant examples die after a day in the news cycle.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Romney's strategy has incorporated racial and cultural cues, both subtle and blatant, as a means of deflection from the Obama campaign's questions about Bain Capital.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Reed's Faith and Freedom Coalition, "a 21st-century version of the Christian Coalition on steroids," is leading the effort.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The pope's new PR strategist not only hails from Fox News; he belongs to the secretive Opus Dei society and lives in an all-male house cleaned by women members.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"The lesson of Wisconsin is pretty straightforward," says Van Jones. "This is what happens when we put our minimum against their maximum."

Posted on: Jun 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Before Occupy was a gleam in an activist's eye, Elizabeth Warren began her relentless crusade against the widening income inequality gap. Will that translate into votes?

Posted on: Jun 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's tempting to simply view the church hierarchy as a cult of misogyny. But at its heart, it's a cult of power; misogyny is but one tool for securing that power.

Posted on: May 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Romney demonstrates the hubris of a certain kind of millionaire: the kind who think it is the job of hard-working people to preserve the rich man's wealth.

Posted on: May 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

While more Americans embrace marriage equality for LGBT couples, more also refuse to label themselves as "pro-choice". What gives?

Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Even if the Obama campaign's anti-Bain offensive is nothing more than a bid to ensure a win for its candidate, in the long run, the campaign is doing America a service.

Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Ron Paul campaign's latest hijinks have Mitt Romney operatives in a tizzy.

Posted on: May 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Morello says working-class folk and union people shouldn't just fight bad legislation -- they should put forward their own agenda for a better world.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

At 87, Schlafly is still on the warpath, gracing any podium that will have her with a font of barbed quips, bad facts and bitter resentment.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Mitt Romney's campaign welcomed the endorsement of a washed-up rock-n-roller who said President Obama could "suck on my machine gun." Where's the outrage?

Posted on: Apr 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Romney and Santorum huddled with religious-right leaders over Easter week. Did those meetings determine Santorum's fate?

Posted on: Apr 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

An FBI investigation, a new documentary, and a negative court ruling: here's a look inside the Kochs' worst week in a while.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

To the corporate media, the machinations of the 1 percent's most infamous poster boys might look like old news. But for regular Americans, it's a fight for their lives.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Santorum celebrated his defeat by denying climate change. Romney celebrated his win with a lightbulb lie. And a prominent pollster said voters are stupid. Pattern?