Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a weekly columnist for The American Prospect. Follow her on Twitter @addiestan. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

Posted on: Dec 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Something is afoot among the conservative base -- voting Republican doesn't seem to cut it anymore, and incumbents are getting nervous.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Presented by FreedomWorks, the front group that organized the 9/12 March, a new documentary on the tea parties attempts to suggest that the protests were spontaneous.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The economic meltdown has hit non-college grads much harder than the educated. And conservatives are very good at exploiting their anger and unease.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Harry Reid may have gotten the Senate to move his health-care bill forward, but a handful of conservative Democrats could still keep the bill from getting a final vote.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

First they threatened to take down health-care reform over abortion coverage. Now they're threatening services to the sick and poor of Washington, D.C., over same-sex marriage.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet

It took a virulently anti-choice measure to pass the House's health care reform legislation. Progressives are strategizing how to keep it from the final bill.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Just as the GOP candidate has for more than 100 years, Dede Scozzafava was supposed to win the congressional seat in New York's 23rd district. Then Palin stepped in.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Family has spent decades consolidating power within the GOP and may have come to dominate the party even among those who do not belong to the cult.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Tea Party movement has the juice as the religious right is on the wane. Survival may mean joining up, but that presents an image problem for Christians.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Baucus health care proposal is a terrible bill. And the Senate's foremost health care expert is having none of it.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The men behind the religious right make a comeback with the Tea Party movement.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

He was mentored by notorious racist Strom Thurmond, he's taken hundreds of thousands from the health industry, and "Joe" isn't even his real name.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

At a joint session of Congress that rang like town halls, Obama comes out swinging for progressive ideals; yet his stance on the public option still is unclear.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

How Americans for Prosperity, the astroturf group that organized town-hall thuggery, teamed up with Fox News to force out Van Jones.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

In his <i>Meet the Press</i> appearance, presidential adviser David Axelrod refused to say if Obama will trade away the public heath care plan.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

You thought they were just unhinged. But here's what they're really saying to the armed and dangerous.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Those raucous health-care town halls aren't over yet. That's where you come in.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Burrowing inside the radical right's gathering of astroturfers and mouthpieces, AlterNet Reporter Adele Stan discovers what makes the anti-health reform machine tick.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Strapped with a loaded gun, William Kostric carried a message from the GOP's "break Obama" campaign.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

How the health-care industry, the GOP and one media mogul made common cause with the anti-government fringe.