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Don Hazen is the executive editor of AlterNet.
The Controversial Huffington Post-AOL Merger: 7 Questions That Matter
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.
MSNBC's Cenk Uygur: 'I Plan to Beat Fox News in the Ratings and Make Them Fear Me'
Posted on: Feb 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet
AlterNet speaks with Cenk Uygur, the newest addition to MSNBC's nightly lineup.
Koch Brothers Feel the Heat In DC, as Broad Coalition Readies Creative Action to Quarantine the Billionaires Gathering in California Desert
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.
Can a Man Be A Feminist? ... and Why That Question Is Relevant Today
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?
Angry Progressive Coalition to Protest Billionaire Gathering Hosted by Koch Brothers, Major Tea Party Funders
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.
Nation Magazine Holds Annual Bash, Gives $100,000 Puffin Awards to Outstanding U.S. Progressive Activists
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.
Why Do AlterNet Readers Love Lists?
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?
How You Might Get Scammed Every Day -- And How AlterNet Helps You Fight Back
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.
The 10 Biggest Chain Stores in NYC as Mom and Pops Disappear (Guess the Biggest! Hint, It's Not Starbucks)
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.
Help Us Push Back Against the Radical Right
Posted on: Nov 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet
This is no time to despair because the stakes are so great.
Separate from Those Scanners, Intrusive Airport Pat-Downs Are Par for the Course for Many Thousands of Travelers
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.
Don't Give Up: Sierra Club Leader on How We Can Win the Fight for Clean Energy
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.
Hidden Voter Preference Could Put Pot Initiative Over the Top in California Amid Mind-Boggling Racial Arrest Disparities
Posted on: Oct 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Pot reformers suggest that citizens are unwilling to tell pollsters their true voter preferences on Prop 19.
Would You Believe Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky and Bruce Springsteen? 10 20th-Century Progressives the Nation Left Off Its List
Posted on: Oct 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Including the key progressives from the second half of the 20th century.
RAN, at 25, Keeps After the Banks
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.'
About Those Conservative Political Ads on AlterNet
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.
The Tea Party Strikes Again -- Time to Get Very Serious
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.
50 Million Videos Viewed: A Huge Marker for Brave New Films and Robert Greenwald
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.
Hillary Clinton vs. Sarah Palin 2012: Can You Imagine Who Would Win That One?
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.
The 7 Worst Men of Mad Men: Do They Have to Be Such Jerks?
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?
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