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: Jun 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

What goes unremarked in profiles of Herman Cain is his connection to the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, the organization founded by David Koch.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet/The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

During the 2010 election campaign, WSJ editorial board member Stephen Moore carried the Koch agenda to Wisconsin workers -- in workplace seminars called by their bosses.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet/The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

Menards home improvement stores are known for their anti-union fervor, employee-abusive practices and environmental violations. And they preach Prosperity 101.

Posted on: May 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A woman attacked by her employer's very powerful customer was perhaps empowered to come forward knowing her union contract meant she wouldn't lose her job for it.

Posted on: May 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

These five Tea Party leaders are nicely compensated for leading the allegedly leaderless movement.

Posted on: May 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The killing of Bin Laden will win Obama kudos at home, but will it further destabilize Pakistan?

Posted on: Apr 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In attacking Paul Ryan's horrendous budget plan, Obama has found his proxy for taking on the Koch machine.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Charles and David Koch's reach into virtually every aspect of political, economic and physical life on the planet is probably greater than you thought possible.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new study shows a big rift in the right -- between paranoid Tea Partiers and establishment conservatives. Before you conclude that's good news, read on.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In "Triangle's Echoes: The Unfinished Struggle for Worker Protection, Safety and Health," filmmaker Harry Hanbury shows the fight for workers' rights is far from over.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

When Wisconsin's G.O.P. senators couldn't get what they wanted in an open process, they resorted to goon-squad democracy. You got a problem wi' dat?

Posted on: Feb 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

While Fox News feeds its rabble the anti-union line, Murdoch's Wall Street Journal columnists front for Koch's Americans for Prosperity and coddle elite investors.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The war on Wisconsin employees isn't just about the budget or Wisconsin: Koch toady Gov. Walker is just one soldier in the billionaire's offensive to kill labor.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

If there was any unifying theme to this year's conference, it was conflict between different factions on the Right.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The duo at the helm of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee is shaking up the Democratic establishment.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

There was a media squabble that Republican luminaries were competing to go after Obama's speech, but the message was the same, and the Tea Party barons are smiling.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The new RNC chair Reince Priebus, implicated in Americans for Prosperity's voter-caging scandal, carried a lot of water for the Koch-led group in Wisconsin. Now he's rewarded.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

With an entrepreneurial spirit, knowledge of history and boundless energy, Hartmann brings the singular mix he honed on national radio to the cable news airwaves.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

It's too soon to say what motivated the man apprehended for the shooting. But the Tea Party culture of political intimidation affirmed his violent impulses.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

From Breitbart's smear of Shirley Sherrod to Glenn Beck's use of Mein Kampf to malign George Soros, right-wing and mainstream media embrace the Big Lie.