Stories by Alex Kane

Alex Kane is AlterNet's New York-based World editor, and an assistant editor for Mondoweiss. Follow him on Twitter @alexbkane. subscribe to Alex Kane's feed

Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The message is a shot across the bow at the profitable makers of vitamins and supplements.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Luckily, the Internet doesn't care about the law.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The alarming trend has spread from Colorado to New York to California.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"It was in no way offensive.... It was real,” said one student.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The suspect, who tried to surrender, had to get stitches on his face and shoulders.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

“Ag-gag” laws have been passed that prohibit things like taking a farm job undercover.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The educator was told that his marriage license violates his teaching contract.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The "20 percent" don’t want their taxes raised in an effort to reduce inequality.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The police officer allegedly fired six shots at an apartment complex near the University of the Incarnate Word in Texas.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Government spies are collecting data from the online games.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

100 people hired by the department had made false statements at previous law enforcement agencies.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In contrast to the rest of the developed world, American workers are not guaranteed paid holiday or vacation days.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Rochester teenagers were charged with obstructing pedestrian traffic and disorderly conduct.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The disapproval crosses partisan lines.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Fast-food employees in cities across the nation are fighting for better wages.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's not just militarism--now drones can be used for consumption!

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

After America, Israel is the most unequal "rich" country in the world when it comes to wealth.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Over 60 percent of workers polled by the Washington Post say they are scared they will lose their job.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Pope Francis called on politicians to guarantee “dignified work, education and healthcare” to their citizens.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Marlene Tapia has filed a civil rights lawsuit over the alleged incident at a detention center.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The documents are allegedly stored in a heavily-encrypted data cloud Edward Snowden set up, intelligence officials claim.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Miami Gardens police are out of control.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The officer, Jackie Len Neal, has previously been accused of sexual assault.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The interim deal over the nuclear energy program marks a new era for U.S.-Iran relations.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The "advice" was published on the “McResource” website, meant to give tips to fast-food workers.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Oriana Farrell bolted from law enforcement officers in New Mexico twice--leading cops to shoot at her minivan before finally pulling her over and arresting her.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The retired general turned right-wing evangelical activist made the remarks at a Men's Prayer Breakfast.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Wal-Mart logic: instead of paying workers a living wage, we can encourage low-wage workers to donate to less well-off workers.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Video of the police shooting the dog went viral and sparked outrage in Commerce City, Colorado.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A map published by Stateline highlights the impact of $5 billion in food stamp cuts across the country.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

You will soon be able to eat gold in Los Angeles.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Government officials are having difficulty communicating with people in the city of Tacloban, and ports and roads are blocked

Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What is wrong with law enforcement in the Southwest?

Posted on: Nov 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The National Nurses United’s relief network has called for volunteers and donations in the aftermath of a devastating typhoon.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Center for Constitutional Rights wants a New York court to vacate their decision removing a judge from a landmark stop and frisk case.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Clinton’s ties to the Wall Street wing of the Democratic Party could spell trouble for a presidential run.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Atheists have built large communal gatherings across the country--sort of like church.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2013, Source: Los Angeles Review of Books

A new book details the story of how the Central Intelligence Agency worked with New York police to invade the private lives of Muslims.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Fox News hosts are wondering why men have to pay the same as women for health care.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A lawsuit alleges that David Eckert was forced to go through invasive and repeated searches of his anus by police and doctors.

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