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: Feb 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Tyrone Hayes' research was so threatening to Syngenta that they tracked the biologist and tried to discredit his work.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The MSNBC host, who initially mocked the Bridgegate Scandal, says his friend has become a distraction for GOP governors.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Dargers, a Mormon family with 25 children, praise a federal judge's ruling that strikes down a law that uses cohabitation as a basis for prosecution.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The NSA is using electronic surveillance, rather than human intelligence, to lock on drone targets, an unreliable tactic that results in the deaths of innocent people.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Missouri defensive end Michael Sam could make history as the first openly gay National Football League player.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

20 percent of Walmart’s customers use food stamps--and they're feeling the hurt from massive cuts to food stamp programs.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A Florida man who wanted to donate money to a Democrat ended up donating to the GOP because of a misleading website.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The right-wing Texas Senator comes in from the cold and rehabilitates himself with establishment GOP politicians.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hillary Clinton has a lot of allies pushing her to run--but top Democrats say all of this maneuvering could be a big mistake.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

YouTube videos have cropped up showing people unsuccesfully trying to melt their snow with lighters.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The New Jersey outrage is making headlines days after dozens of students in Utah had their lunches thrown out over not having enough money on their accounts.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A Super Bowl commercial featuring a polyglot America outraged right-wingers—some of whom thought "America the Beautiful" was the national anthem.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Christina Genovese Renna worked for former Christie deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Satanic Temple has picked up some support for its effort to build a devil statue in Oklahoma City.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The venture capitalist doubled down on his claim, saying that his World War II veteran friend would understand his comparison between Nazis and income inequality critics.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about the attack in Libya during a meeting in New Orleans.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The income-boosting move will only affect contracts signed after the order is delivered.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Rafael Cruz issued an apology for the photo going up, says a hacker is to blame.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Anatoly Pakhomov made the comments despite the fact that there are two gay bars in the Winter Olympics host city.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Queen Latifah officiated the 34 weddings as Madonna made a special guest appearance.

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