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: Dec 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Salisbury University chapter's frat locked members in a dark basement without food, water or a bathroom.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The homeless men cleaning up the nuclear disaster end up getting less than minimum wage.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The people fixated on cutting spending and imposing austerity “are no longer able to define the bounds of respectable opinion,” the economist writes.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

16-year-old Jordan Cox is spreading some holiday cheer.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The CIA and NSA provided intelligence to the Colombian government to help their battle against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

There were at least 49 book bannings or removals from the classroom this year.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Henry Swieca funds Temple Institute, an extremist group eyeing Islam's third holiest site.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The assaulter wanted the volunteer to say "Merry Christmas."

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

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