Stories by Alyssa Figueroa

Alyssa Figueroa is an associate editor at AlterNet. Follow @alyssa_fig subscribe to Alyssa Figueroa's feed

Posted on: Aug 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's more complicated than just how much money you make -- but where you live is definitely a factor.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When you hear climate change you think of crazy weather, but there are other frightening effects.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How poorly can FOX report a story on a new educational initiative that allows undocumented students to receive college credit?

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Arlie Hochschild, author of 'The Outsourced Self,' discusses the free-market's influence on our private lives.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Lunchtime is endangered. We need to fight back before it goes extinct.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Foreclosure giant Wells Fargo sponsors Habitat for Humanity?

Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Annie Leonard's new short film, "The Story of Change," shows why we have to do more than just vote with our dollars.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

OccuPriders say the Pride celebration has become another commercial event, co-opted by corporate interests.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jul 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

I’m one of millions of young Americans who may finally be able to get health insurance in the next few years if the Affordable Care Act is not struck down.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

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