Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is AlterNet's senior Washington editor, and a weekly columnist for The American Prospect. Follow her on Twitter @addiestan. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

Posted on: Oct 23, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

The composure and toughness she demonstrated at the Benghazi hearing threatens a worldview rooted in patriarchy.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

When the U.S. lost the home of jazz to flood, it sold it to private speculators.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

Private companies are great, Bush said, 'because they can do whatever they want.' As president, he’d help them do just that.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

Democrats and Republicans alike have been fanboys of the 7th Ppresident of the U.S.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

Until we understand our national legacy, it’s hard to see how things will ever truly change.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: The American Prospect

Win or lose, the neo-libertarian stands to change the DNA of the Grand Old Party.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check

We must remember that the Catholic Church is losing members and desperately needs to remake its image.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check

Exclusion of the poor from full participation in society is rightly portrayed as an evil, while exclusion of women from full participation in the church is defended as necessary.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check

Defense authorization bill won’t include Sen. Kristen Gillibrand's measure to remove reporting of sexual assault from chain of command—despite having bipartisan support.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In his speech to Howard University students, one of the Kentucky senator's oratorical choices was most confounding: T.S. Eliot's poem, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock."

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In a speech at Howard University, the Kentucky senator tried to change his record on the Civil Rights Act and explained to an African American audience all the great things the GOP has done for them.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

To help America's neediest, we've got to raise tax rates on corporations and wealthy Americans back to the levels they paid in 2001.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

At the Mason Temple in Memphis, labor and civil rights leaders gathered to commemorate the anniversary of Martin Luther King's final speech.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Tradition, Family & Property, a far-right Catholic group born of opposition to land reform in Brazil, recruits young men and schools them in medieval combat.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's a potential big opportunity for non-union employers.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

When right-wingers from every corner of the movement gather in one place, you hear a lot of crazy stuff -- about slavery, booty calls and grocery bags, for starters.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In her speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Palin whistled for the birther crowd, made a joke about her 'rack' and anointed herself the right's king-maker.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In his rambling speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference, the junior senator from Texas took shots at his party's elites and painted himself as a constitutional warrior.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Following his father's tradition, Paul won the CPAC presidential straw poll. The Republican Party needs to change, the Kentucky senator said, and he's aiming to change it in his own image.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The new pope is the first Latin American ever to grace the papal throne.