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Don Hazen is the executive editor of AlterNet.
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?
The American Dream, the Harms of Porn, the Inner Mind: A New Source of Popular Articles for AlterNet Readers
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.
Dangerous Brew: Dismiss Extreme Right-Wing Tea Party Ideas at Your Peril
Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet
The Tea Party is organized, well-funded and dangerous. Read what you can do about it.
Father's Day Special: A Man Struggling to Be a Good Father After Divorce
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.
Scapegoating Craigslist Is Not Going to Solve the Problem of Underage Prostitution
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.
It's Conference Time in Progressive America -- Will You Be Attending?
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.
Tales of Sex and Insight: How a Smart Girl From the 'Burbs Ended Up in a Harem in Faraway, Wealthy Brunei
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.
How to Fight Hate When It Shows Up in Your Community
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.
How Afraid Are You?
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.
Have You Heard the One About the Optimist and the Pessimist?
Posted on: Mar 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet
How can we be creative, bold and determined if we are not optimistic? That is our challenge.
A Few Reasons Why Dave Eggers Is a Great American
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.
Looking for Inspiration? Try This
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.
Stuck in Time: The Ancient English Band The WHO Is Playing at Half Time at the Super Bowl
Posted on: Feb 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Could CBS have picked a more dated (and less diverse) musical act?
Welcome to the New AlterNet
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.
Adios, Air America
Posted on: Jan 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Air America has just announced that they're declaring bankruptcy and will cease operations.
The Disaster of the Century: How to Help Haiti
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.
Are Progressives Depressed or Too Privileged to Produce Social Change? Or Are We Just Failing to Organize Effectively?
Posted on: Jan 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Real change seems almost impossible. What are we doing wrong?
Is Bono the Most Popular Man in the World?
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?
Moyers, Moore and Maddow are the Most Influential Progressives
Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Recently we asked our readers to rank the most influential progressives. Here are the results.
Texas Populist Jim Hightower Makes Progressive 'Hall of Fame,' as Nation Magazine Gathering Grapples with Conflicted Feelings about President Obama
Posted on: Dec 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet
A year after the President's inauguration, much of the giddiness surrounding Obama has dissipated.
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