Stories by Jan Frel

Jan Frel is AlterNet's editor-at-large and associate publisher. He is the author of Neighbors from Hell: An American Bedtime Story (Feral House, 2015).  subscribe to Jan Frel's feed

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Chomsky warns of scapegoating vulnerable people: "That can turn out to be very ugly."

Posted on: Mar 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

New media monopolies, fake news, vampire news and bigger audiences for right-wing, progressive and investigative media, not to mention Twitter.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Everyone is still debating what happened.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

AlterNet weighs in on the worst of what comes next now that Donald Trump has won the presidency.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The African American congresswoman's campaign shares many qualities with Bernie Sanders' surprisingly powerful primary campaign.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Chomsky says AlterNet provides "contributions of great value for making sense of the complexities of the world and moving on to bring about badly needed change."

Posted on: Jul 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Illustrated and written in rhyme, 'Neighbors from Hell' gives parents a way to talk about our messed-up society.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Tom Engelhardt discusses his new book and the national security state.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Klein discusses her new book, "This Changes Everything."

Posted on: Apr 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Mark Ames, the journalist who pushed the story into national attention, discloses some lurid details about the case.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sad stories like these are preventable.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

There are many causes of violence in our culture, but the least understood is the heavy influence of media.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Here's a treasure trove of background info on the woman who inspired Romney's VP pick to go into public office.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

According to the theology of one of the leading experts of "9/11 truth," America is in the grips of a struggle with "demonic evil."

Posted on: Oct 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

An interview with legendary historian Lawrence Goodwyn on Obama, the larger currents in our political life, and the possibility of a rebirth in our democratic culture.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A look at one of the more fascinating alternate universes of belief.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A megabucks multinational thinks it can intimidate its unionized workers in the California high desert, but L.A. unions offer a show of union muscle and support.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Rep. Donna Edwards and Jamie Raskin assail the Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United v. FEC and call for a mass movement of people to support a constitutional amendment.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A misogynostic kick-off for the Republican's Senate career.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Transparency was all the rage in the election -- one year in, it's gotten very quiet.