Stories by Alex Kane

Alex Kane is former World editor at AlterNet. His work has appeared in Mondoweiss, Salon, VICE, the Los Angeles Review of Books and more. Follow him on Twitter @alexbkane. subscribe to Alex Kane's feed

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Income inequality is worsening nationwide, and nowhere is this more clear than when looking at individual cities.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The letters from health insurance companies don’t mention the health care exchanges customers could look into to get cheaper plans.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Buying products like SodaStream machines helps fuel Israel's control over Palestinians.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The study used eye-tracking technology to demonstrate what men and women look at when seeing a woman.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The hearing convened by Rep. Alan Grayson marked the first time that drone strike victims told their stories to U.S. politicians in an official capacity.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler's comments to fellow Republicans sparked an uproar from his colleagues.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The warnings of social disorder and increased drug abuse have not panned out in California, 17 years after the legalization of medical marijuana.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

An 11-year-old was treated for minor injuries as a result of the bite by a police dog.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Nations around the world implement repressive anti-women policies.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Colbert Report's star hilariously mocked a Fox News psychiatrist.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The owners of the animal dispute the police's claims that they were threatened by the dog.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch released detailed reports on drone attacks in Pakistan and Yemen.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Richard Trumka's blunt remarks were made Monday to a conference for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The new pope continues to shake up the church.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

There’s only one medical marijuana dispensary operating in New Jersey.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

UN special rapporteur on torture Juan Mendez wants access to California prisons to look into isolation units.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Max Blumenthal's new book "Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel" details the horrific reality Israel has created for the Palestinian people.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A sex sting goes terribly awry.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The latest documents from Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA is harvesting hundreds of millions of e-mail and instant messaging contacts.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

After allegations of rape were aired, online verbal abuse was routinely directed at the 14-year-old who allegedly suffered sexual assault.

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