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: Aug 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The head of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation took to the Los Angeles Times to say that what you've been told about the hunger strike is all wrong.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

From having your phone and internet data collected to the militarization of the police, the war on terror is having a major affect on American lives.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Monsignor Arthur Coyle pled not guilty over the weekend on charges of paying for sexual conduct.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Activists battle the military over its refusal to release the names of trainees at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The military intelligence analyst was found not guilty on the most serious charge of "aiding the enemy," but was found guilty of violating the Espionage Act.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A new study shows that doubling the salaries and benefits of every single McDonald’s employee would result in only a 68 cent increase in the price of Big Macs.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

20 teachers, administrators and staff are using an Arkansas law to arm themselves while working at Clarksville High School.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Sharon Snyder says she was fired for providing a document that helped free a wrongfully convicted man in jail.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A lawsuit says police allegedly watched their dog attack Katie Hess after she fell asleep.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Cumulus Media is reportedly set to drop Limbaugh and Hannity from its stations by the end of the year.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Fox News’ ignorance and anti-Muslim bigotry shined bright over the weekend.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The ACLU says the lawsuit is a last resort after requests for public records on the racial profiling orders were denied.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The successful move by Chevron is about harassing activists, a lawyer said.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

New York City cop Sean Christian is under internal investigation after being accused of sending sexually explicit photos taken from a woman to himself.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The food giant has been hit by a strike over a store with no A/C and a drop in stock prices. Now they have to contend with falling stocks.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The fundraising appeal was published after the Justice Department requested that police in Florida hold on to the gun Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A new study demonstrates that cities in the Southeast lag behind those in the Northeast when it comes to income mobility.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

18-year-old Robert Ethan Saylor died in a Maryland movie theater in January.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A petition appealing to the Department of Justice has garnered over 470,000 signatures.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The budget suggestions by the mega-corporation have little bearing in reality.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

One juror who found George Zimmerman innocent has signed on with a literary agent in the hopes of a future book deal about her experience.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Justice Department announced Sunday that they will review the facts of Trayvon Martin's death to see if civil rights charges against George Zimmerman are warranted.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The presence of guards who work for Bulletproof Securities is raising eyebrows among Wisconsin lawmakers.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The three women who were kidnap victims used the video to express their appreciation to the public for their support.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Doctors say that the pregnant girl's health is in danger.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The killings punctuate a week of violence between opposing sides in Egypt.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The military has taken over, installed an interim president, and placed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood leaders under arrest.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald slammed the Obama administration's war on whistleblowers on Fox News.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Occupy-inspired protester Jeff Olson faced 13 years in jail for drawing chalk slogans outside Bank of America branches in California.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A Belgian diplomat's family was kicked out of the Metropolis Country Club last month for breastfeeding.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The deaths of two kids in New Orleans and Kentucky add to an already grim tally of child deaths by firearm.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Ohio becomes the latest state targeted by the Republican Party's extreme anti-abortion faction.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

You could be stunting your development or speeding your demise by spending too many hours a day on that device.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The disclosure that the IRS targeted liberals too deals a blow to the conservative narrative about the scandal.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy has introduced a bill that would place restrictions on the NSA’s ability to collect intelligence on Americans.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A Rolling Stone article details how the ratings agencies supposed to watch investment deals rubber-stamped dubious transactions.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

An e-mail obtained by a local news outlet reveals that the Atlanta mayor has "designated traffic court/ticket revenue for future pay increases."

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The comment came during during a debate on a bill that would restrict reproductive rights.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

They wanted him to snitch, a disturbing lawsuit alleges.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The fast-food restaurant has become the first chain establishment to label all GMO-derived ingredients.

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