Stories by Evelyn Nieves

Evelyn Nieves is a senior contributing writer and editor at AlterNet, living in San Francisco. She has been a reporter for both the New York Times and the Washington Post. subscribe to Evelyn Nieves's feed

Posted on: Jun 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Separating truth from fiction.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Santa Clara is hosting the big game. San Francisco is hosting the traffic jam.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The boom and bust in North Dakota has trapped people there, with little hope of work or escape.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The city refuses to provide affordable housing, yet won't tolerate people living outdoors.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

For Earth Day, we present stark realities to contrast to the positive Keystone XL spin.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Shoshone sisters have battled against the U.S. over land and cattle.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Debra White Plume has galvanized an international coalition of grassroots activists.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The UN Human Rights Committee says the U.S. should stop criminalizing homeless people for being homeless.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You'd be surprised how many panhandlers aren't drug addicts.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It's a mortifying last resort that earns you the public's scorn.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The mystery has spawned hundreds of theories, some very far-fetched.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wealthy San Francisco is where elderly homeless women sit at bus stops all day waiting for shelter beds.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Labradoodles and other poodle mixes are very trendy, but is it ethical to get one?

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These foods have gone from being considered healthy to unhealthy to not just healthy but even essential.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Farming season starts again soon, and prospects are bleak.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

North Dakota boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the country, but living in Boomlandia is not for the faint of heart.

Posted on: May 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

CodePink's Benjamin explains her crusade against drones, Gitmo and America's imperial wars.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

This is a story about one tribal nation grappling with the stresses of life during oil time - housing, traffic, crime, crowds, their quality of life.