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Don Hazen is the executive editor of AlterNet.
AlterNet Readers Say Phooey to Financial Meltdown; Break All Giving Records in Supporting Progressive, Independent Media
Posted on: Jan 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet
You helped out in a big way, and now we can go back to bringing you kick-ass coverage on this amazing moment in history.
Want to Save Some Lives? Here is a Simple Formula for Identifying Strokes
Posted on: Dec 21, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Not knowing its signs can be fatal.
Hey Barack, Don't Forget: "You Gotta Dance With Them What Brung Ya"
Posted on: Nov 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Blacks, Latinos, single women, young voters, union members and gay people elected Obama. How will he represent them in his staff and his policies?
Bella Abzug: In Hard Times, Look to the Legacy of the Brilliant Feisty Bella, Not the Poser Sarah Palin
Posted on: Nov 1, 2008, Source: AlterNet
A recent book reminds us of one of the most inspirational figures in U.S. political history -- what a contrast Abzug is to media darling Sarah Palin.
Hip-Hop Generation's "Independence" Is Very Obama-Like
Posted on: Oct 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The hip-hop generation was all about becoming more independent from the Democratic Party -- until Obama came along.
10 Reasons for Democrats to Think Positive Despite the McCain Sleazathon
Posted on: Oct 19, 2008, Source: AlterNet
McCain's campaign is throwing in everything but the kitchen sink, but Obama is still in a fabulously good position to get elected.
Make Staying on Top of Election News a Cinch
Posted on: Oct 2, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Who needs the mainstream media's noise machine when you can cut through to the news you need?
Lies, Damned Lies, and How Much Should Obama Lie?
Posted on: Sep 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet
A special message from AlterNetâ€™s executive editor about AlterNet's approach to lies in the campaign.
Has Sarah Palin Motivated the Very Voters That Obama Needs to Win?
Posted on: Sep 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet
By ignoring the needs of single women, Palin may have lit a fire under the country's biggest voting bloc -- one with the power to swing the election.
Zombie Republican "Feminists" Must be Stopped
Posted on: Sep 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet
There is a remarkable guerrilla war going on, where everything that feminism stands for is being turned on its head.
Unplug and Recharge: Can Arianna Huffington Really Make Politicos More Self-Aware?
Posted on: Aug 25, 2008, Source: AlterNet
In a stark contrast to the endless talk and politics, Arianna Huffington launches campaign for more self-awareness at the Democratic Convention.
A Working Guide to That 'Other' Convention in Denver
Posted on: Aug 20, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Progressive stars, celebs, activists and media are pushing the envelope for political relevance during the Democratic convention.
It Is Time to Send Maureen Dowd Packing
Posted on: Aug 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Journalism should be about afflicting the comfortable, and comforting the afflicted. Dowd just afflicts everyone.
Fox News On-Air Racism Challenged by Huge Petition Drive and Hot Rapper Nas
Posted on: Jul 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet
A rally outside Fox News headquarters led by Color of Change delivers 620,000 signatures.
AlterNet's Weekly Zeitgeist: Phony Drilling, Afghan Escalation, Never-Ending Financial Crisis and Much More
Posted on: Jul 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet
From Bush's oil hoax to the New Yorker's sorry attempt at satire, our Zeitgeist list tracks the progressive issues of the week.
Tides Brings Visionaries Together to Contemplate the Progressive Future
Posted on: Jul 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet
With its one-of-a-kind "Momentum" conference, Tides is tapping the progressive community's brightest minds to tackle the nation's biggest challenges.
The Bad Frame: Why Are the New Yorker, Salon and Other Liberal Media Doing the Right's Dirty Work?
Posted on: Jul 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet
This week's <i>New Yorker</i> cover image of the Obamas is shocking in the racism and gross stereotyping that is built into its supposed satire.
AlterNet's Weekly Zeitgeist List -- The 10 Hottest Issues of the Day
Posted on: Jul 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
A pilot feature of AlterNet on key questions of the day -- is Obama really tacking to the center, and why gas is so damn pricey.
Holiday Fun at the Huff Po: American Flag Bikinis
Posted on: Jul 6, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The <i>HuffPo</i>'s contribution to July 4? 'The Ten Greatest American Flag Bikini Moments'
New York Times Salutes Robert Greenwald's Brave New Films
Posted on: Jun 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Progressive filmmaker making major splash with anti-McCain videos, Sunday NYT reports.
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