Stories by David Rosen

David Rosen is a regular contributor to AlterNet, Brooklyn Rail, Filmmaker and IndieWire. His website is He can be reached at  subscribe to David Rosen's feed

Posted on: Feb 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A growing number of scams are being perpetrated on telephone and Internet customers. Think you can easily identify bogus charges on your bill? Good luck.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The economic crisis is really a political struggle between the rich and the rest of us.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Our telecom industry's overseer doesn't seem to have any control to stop the greed. That's because it's a puppet of the industry giants.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The phone companies are soaking all of us for a good chunk of money every month, and they're allowed to conceal it in the fine print of your monthly bill.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

It is time for Americans to reclaim the concept of class war, to actively combat the great squeeze ruining the lives of untold millions of Americans.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The conservative right is happy for 'sexy' female candidates so long as they don't demand abortion rights, maternity leave, equal pay and equal sexual pleasure.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Americans are stuck with an inferior and overpriced communications system, compared with the rest of the world, and we're being ripped off in the process.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

The building of a Muslim community center two blocks from the site of the WTC has become the latest controversy in America's long fought religious wars.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

The new anti-abortion movement is a continuation of the old religious war against a woman's right to choose and for sexual freedom, but with some important new twists.

Posted on: May 9, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

George Rekers, caught with a gay escort, makes clear that sexual scandal is about more then sex and hypocrisy. It's also about denial, shame and pathology.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2009, Source: CounterPunch

Woods' sex scandal is the latest battleground for a media debate over moral order -- here are 10 others that captivated the press and public.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2009, Source: CounterPunch

Last week, Gov. Mark Sanford participated in one of the oldest social rituals in American history: public shaming of the moral hypocrite.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: CounterPunch

We have a unique opportunity to overturn the perverse agenda of the Religious Right.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2008, Source: CounterPunch

Sexual assault has long been used as a tool of war. But as war tactics have changed, so have sex crimes in war-torn areas.