Stories by Don Hazen

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Posted on: Feb 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Houston Police Department (HPD) has a serious problem on its hands.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to Janette Sadik-Khan, NYC is setting an example for the rest of the country, innovating in public transportation and the pedestrian automobile dynamic.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Huffington Post-AOL merger was quite a shock, and raises a number of questions about the future of journalism.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

AlterNet speaks with Cenk Uygur, the newest addition to MSNBC's nightly lineup.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The news that justices Scalia and Thomas have attended Koch strategy sessions is adding to the growing buzz over a planned demonstration against the billionaires.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Male writers still dominate the public discourse. AlterNet is working hard to get more female bylines into the media -- can you help?

Posted on: Jan 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Progressives are planning a huge event to raise awareness about the Kochs and their billionaire cronies, and peacefully marching to give an alternative to their hard-right agenda.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

At a gathering that features most of the East Coast progressive elite, attendees have a blast and take care of some serious political business.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

AlterNet's traffic is booming, and list stories are leading the way -- can you keep our engines burning and help us with a year-end contribution?

Posted on: Dec 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Everywhere you turn, someone is likely trying to rip you off, peddling inferior, overpriced goods. AlterNet has launched a series of investigations to uncover corporate cons.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Mom and pop stores are disappearing in NYC and across the country, while national chains add more and more stores.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet

This is no time to despair because the stakes are so great.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Thousands of travelers each day, who have any medical metal in their bodies, are being semi-mauled for no logical reason.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune talks about how we can transition to clean energy, and how his million-member organization plans to flex its muscle.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Pot reformers suggest that citizens are unwilling to tell pollsters their true voter preferences on Prop 19.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Including the key progressives from the second half of the 20th century.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

As Rainforest Action Network turns 25, new director Rebecca Tarbotton says they are fighting 'the biggest battle that has ever been fought.'

Posted on: Oct 3, 2010, Source: AlterNet

You may have noticed political ads for conservatives showing up on AlterNet. As a non-profit, we can't pick and choose political ads.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Right is on the march, and they must be cut off at the pass. AlterNet needs your support to keep up our work.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Brave New Films has mastered every element of alternative distribution, from YouTube, to Facebook to Twitter, creating a new model for activist political video.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Sarah Palin is a popular media creation, but the public doesn't think much of her as presidential timber. Let's keep that in mind.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Profiling seven of the cruel, insensitive, retrograde jerks from one of TV's hottest shows, and asking the question: Is 'Mad Men' feminist?

Posted on: Jul 28, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Read or re-read these probing articles on everything from the inner mind to the American Dream from our content partner, Psychotherapy Networker.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Tea Party is organized, well-funded and dangerous. Read what you can do about it.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Jeff Gillenkirk's new novel 'Home, Away' makes clear that as much as we want to focus on the game on the field, the game of life takes precedence.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2010, Source: AlterNet

For years, politicians have gone after Craigslist for ads promoting sex trafficking and prostitution. At best their efforts are misguided, and may even exacerbate the problem.

Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Summer is the season when American progressives gather to assess the political moment and mobilize their troops for the ongoing battle.

Posted on: May 17, 2010, Source: AlterNet

AlterNet interviews Jillian Lauren about her coming-of-age memoir, 'Some Girls: My Life in a Harem,' a story of adventure, abuse, riches, and ultimately, healing.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Political and social dynamics have created a volatile environment for dangerous expressions of hate across America. Here's how to fight back.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Threats of violence are stinking up the air in America -- and they need to be taken seriously. We need your help.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet

How can we be creative, bold and determined if we are not optimistic? That is our challenge.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Dave Eggers -- author, editor, publisher and teacher -- is a creative force who refuses to be discouraged by our terrible times.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

People are feeling in the dumps these days, and for very good reasons. But there's hope in working together.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Could CBS have picked a more dated (and less diverse) musical act?

Posted on: Jan 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The new AlterNet gives readers more opportunities to express their opinions and more avenues to 'Take Action' for change.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Air America has just announced that they're declaring bankruptcy and will cease operations.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A guide to the best ways your aid can immediately help save lives, protect the survivors and rebuild Haiti.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Real change seems almost impossible. What are we doing wrong?

Posted on: Jan 4, 2010, Source: AlterNet

What should we make of Bono, who uses his immense platform to highlight social justice issues? Is he a hero or a hypocrite?

Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Recently we asked our readers to rank the most influential progressives. Here are the results.