Stories by Alex Pareene

Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @pareene subscribe to Alex Pareene's feed

Posted on: Jul 17, 2013, Source: Salon

Commenting on Zimmerman case, admittedly racist columnist explains how hoodies are the "uniform" of criminals.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: Salon

Anti-vaccine conspiracist and "View" co-host Jenny McCarthy isn't just quirky -- she spreads lies that hurt people.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2013, Source: Salon

Supreme Court's arch-conservative says legalizing same-sex marriage discriminates against people who don't want it.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2013, Source: Salon

The branch of the conservative movement that bred the party's scummiest strategists urges a softer sell.

Posted on: May 22, 2013, Source: Salon

Did you need more proof that our Senate is broken?

Posted on: Apr 30, 2013, Source: Salon

Ted Cruz has nothing to lose and everything to win by opposing any reasonable policy and generally acting like a jack-ass. Our system is truly broken.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: Salon

He (and it) won't be around forever.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2013, Source: Salon

Sorry, women! Your "freedoms" aren't as important as freedom from excessive taxation.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2013, Source: Salon

Begging Republicans to let us cut Social Security and Medicare is insane (no matter how much pundits lust after it).

Posted on: Feb 4, 2013, Source: Salon

The Senate minority exercises its right to block an agency from functioning because they don't like it.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2013, Source: Salon

Bobby Jindal and Jim DeMint exemplify an ossified movement with no new answers for poverty or anything else.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2013, Source: Salon

Why politics is so dysfunctional, in a nutshell.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2013, Source: Salon

The most prominent conservative organizations in the nation are primarily dedicated to separating conservatives from their money.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2013, Source: Salon

The New Jersey governor helps the GOP keep power -- then doesn't like the results.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2013, Source: Salon

Here's to a year of austerity, dysfunction, lousy Obama negotiations -- and no "Louie."

Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: Salon

The failure of "Plan B" puts us on the path to default.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2012, Source: Salon

Part II of the list of the worst of political media highlights.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2012, Source: Salon

A list of the worst of political media highlights.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2012, Source: Salon

That doesn't mean we can't ban some, make them a lot harder to get -- and maybe even tax the hell out of them.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: Salon

The will of the people has been outstripped by the interests of professional drug warriors, and we should be complaining constantly and loudly.