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: Mar 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New Jersey is the latest state to ban the electric car company from selling directly to consumers, which threatens auto dealers' business model. Is New York next?

Posted on: Mar 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The barring of openly gay and lesbian marchers in large St. Patrick's Day parades has become a major political issue.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Tar sands mining pollutants have been linked to cancer and birth defects.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Documents show the widespread use of stingray surveillance devices, which collect data about innocent people.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The comedian takes a look at the state of "potsylvania" and how Colorado is making money off ganja.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hawks in the Republican and Democratic parties are pining to escalate the Ukraine crisis.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The former Arkansas governor can't quit making headlines when talking about women.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said those who believe global warming isn't real —like many Republicans — don't have a "valid point of view."

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The man who exposed mass surveillance spoke via video in his first public live appearance since fleeing the U.S.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

31 laws were violated by police and officials in this small northern Florida city.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Watchdog group Media Matters has launched a website cataloguing conservative propaganda.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Minnesota state Representative Pat Garofalo placed himself in hot water on Sunday.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Two comedians began interviewing their former sexual partners, and the result is magic.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The joke at Liza Minelli's expense was blasted as offensive.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The famous peace activist was trying to join a delegation.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

University of Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus, whose work has been widely disputed by his peers, says that's it's prudent for Michigan to retain its ban on gay marriage.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If there's one thing Sarah Palin knows about, it's Russia.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Venture capitalist Tim Draper wants California to be divvied up into six different states.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Governor Jerry Brown invoked the most stereotypical caricatures of pot smokers on NBC's Meet The Press.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Ukraine stands on the brink of war as Russian forces take control of Crimea and threaten further incursions.

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