Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a columnist at The American Prospect, and editor of Clarion, the newspaper of Professional Staff Congress-CUNY, a New York City labor union. The views expressed here are her own. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

For conservatives, Perry victorious would mean nothing less than the South as a phoenix in the form of an eagle, rising from the ashes of a short-lived and fallen nation.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Tea Party Express is not a grassroots group; it's a registered political PAC that funds right-wing candidates. And CNN is helping them.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

On September 11, 2001, I was lucky. I didn't lose anybody close to me -- except my country and the person I had been before.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's debut on the GOP presidential debate stage offered a scenery-chewing performance, and an enthusiastic reception for the executions on his watch.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

He's an unabashedly right-wing, cowboy-boot-wearing, twang-talkin' and farm-bred kind of a fella. But that doesn't mean he's stupid. Call it smarts -- cowboy smarts.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

He's anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-black, anti-senior-citizen, anti-equality and anti-education, and that's just the start.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

High-profile attacks on progressive reporting about Christian dominionism speak to the power of truth-telling.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Though it has shaped American politics for the last 40 years, the religious right still baffles reporters.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The latest installment of Brave New Foundation's documentary series "Koch Brothers Exposed" reveals the Kochs' assault on public education.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Those who expect Edwards to play from the margins to which left-wing politicians are frequently relegated will find themselves disappointed. She came to get stuff done.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Last night's recall elections were the Republicans' to lose. And they lost two seats, while Democrats lost nothing.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Remember when the Tea Party movement was supposed to be just all about the size of government, and not about those pesky "social" issues?

Posted on: Jul 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Some of the worst brinksmanship in the debt ceiling fight was driven by the most far-right members of the GOP majority in the House of Representatives.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Even if John Boehner wins a vote on the debt ceiling, Tea Party-allied members of Congress may end his tenure as House speaker.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Tea Party doesn't care if it has to destroy the United States in order to grab the levers of GOP machinery.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Rupert Murdoch's refusal to take responsibility for the phone-hacking scandal now roiling his British newspapers exposes News Corp's culture of blame-laying.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Here's an incomplete guide to the villains in the drama that threatens to take down the Murdoch empire.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Does the draconian mandate of Old Testament law drive Michele and Marcus Bachmann's war on LGBT people?

Posted on: Jul 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In Britain, Murdoch was the biggest cheese of all, until his readers turned on him. Amid allegations of phone-hacking of 9/11 victims, with the American people do the same?

Posted on: Jul 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Gag money, lies, political warfare and conflicts of interest are all in a day's work at Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation.