Stories by Don Hazen

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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.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

A year after the President's inauguration, much of the giddiness surrounding Obama has dissipated.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We're eager to hear what you love, and what you might want to change about AlterNet.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The NY Times has just discovered that "douche" is used as an insult in mainstream media. Why do they seem to see the spread of a term derogatory to women as progress?

Posted on: Nov 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Hundreds gather in Albuquerque to celebrate a new dawn of wider acceptance of drug reform, while still feeling a little nervous about the path ahead.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We broke all of our fundraising records. Thank you for showing us you care about strong, independent journalism.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The progressive super stars and the key players who bring you the stories you want.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Armed with the signatures of thousands of Afghan women asking him not to send more troops, Evans told Obama that women must have a seat at the negotiating table.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Protest campaigns urging CNN to dump Dobbs are gathering momentum. Will 'the most trusted name in news' do the right thing?

Posted on: Sep 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Jones' successor at Green for All, took the issue head on yesterday at the Tides Foundation Momentum Conference.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

With Obama the target of hate speech and over 30 death threats a day, the FBI needs to hear that it can't let budget shortfalls get in the way of the president's life.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The truth is, progressives need Van Jones working on the outside providing vision and leadership, not on the inside with his mouth buttoned.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We are in a political crisis moment. The Tides Foundation is bringing together the country's most significant progressives to address our complex political realities.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Pot entrepreneur Richard Lee envisions a professional marijuana industry much like the one that exists in Amsterdam.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

When we helped publicize the link between bilious talk show host Michael Savage and Rockstar energy drink, we got a letter from their lawyers.

Posted on: May 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The founder of the popular Daily Kos site discusses the growing power of the online netroots, and their upending of political gatekeepers.

Posted on: May 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

More than 1,000 people entered AlterNet's "6 Word Challenge" -- it was a tough choice, but we've picked out the best.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes more is less. Like in our new 6-word competition where you can help keep AlterNet kicking and made a cool hundred for yourself.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

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Posted on: Mar 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Just about everything is riding on how we navigate this unprecedented moment in history; Obama needs to show he's on the right side.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We can't end the despicable "war on drugs" without an effective media that can mobilize our citizenry and spread the word.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Obama's latest disturbing move makes him seem more like a bullshit artist than the moral voice we heard when he was a candidate.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

What will Obama do, and how could he screw it up, given the fact that pretty much everything is riding on him getting things right the first time?