Stories by Jan Frel

Jan Frel is AlterNet's editor-at-large and associate publisher.  subscribe to Jan Frel's feed

Posted on: Oct 2, 2008, Source: AlterNet

What kind of society has a war on fun? Ours.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Is it too old to vaporize?

Posted on: Sep 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

In no time at all, Maddow is beating Keith Olbermann ... and Larry King?

Posted on: Jun 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet

One of the greatest and most original English publications has gone into the night, thanks to Russian authorities.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet

12% of combat troops in Iraq and 17% of those in Afghanistan are taking prescription antidepressants or sleeping pills.

Posted on: May 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Morgan Simon of the Responsible Endowment Coalition is helping student activists across the U.S. leverage their school endowments.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Will Bunch reports: Obama says he never meant to suggest that firearms or the church were bad things to "cling" to.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2008, Source: AlterNet

New Mexico reporter who pursued story resigned after her stories were spiked.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Probation isn't enough for a little prank?

Posted on: Dec 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A victory against Bush's spying programs? Well, at least a delay.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

In Europe and Canada debate is raging about Naomi Klein's new book on disaster capitalism, <i>The Shock Doctrine</i>. This interview with Klein considers why U.S. public debate is unable to ask fundamental questions about our economic system.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: It wasn't to spend more time with the family...

Posted on: May 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

So much for separation of church and military-industrial complex.

Posted on: May 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: We need to expand the discussion to dismantling the American empire.

Posted on: May 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Video teaches young narcs how to distinguish joints from cigarettes, and catch users of 'mind-warping' pot and hash.

Posted on: May 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

How much 'balance' can you take?

Posted on: May 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Hip-Hopper Jim Jones marks the 34th anniversary of New York's draconian Rockefeller Drug Laws with his new rap single "Lockdown, USA."

Posted on: May 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

An ultra progressive devastates Bush apologist Hannity in a live debate.

Posted on: May 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

It looks like Colbert is a real fan...

Posted on: May 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Like us, most monkeys drink "responsibly," some get trashed all the time, and a small group goes for teetotaling ginger ales.

Posted on: May 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Quite an allegation. Is the evidence soon to follow?

Posted on: Apr 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Gun store dealer to Va. Tech killer shows little remorse

Posted on: Apr 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jim Kunstler renders Tom Friedman black and blue -- anything but green.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The next stage in the net neutrality fight.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

It's pretty clear which Dems are serious about Iraq, and which aren't.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Swanson: The Iraq spending bill sponsored by Pelosi will be remembered as a pro-war vote, unless the Progressive Caucus stops it.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A video spoof lays bare the artificiality of Hillary Clinton's attempt to run her campaign as a one-way "national conversation."

Posted on: Mar 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: Sprit guides will cleanse the area so their ancestors may rest in peace.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: Chris Hedges thinks that because Hillary is a disaster, Ralph Nader is the answer. Dream on.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Bored soldiers+flash grenades+occupied country=sick laughs

Posted on: Feb 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: Such as, are US forces ready to attack, and would they lose?

Posted on: Feb 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: "Reduce the slaughter," keep the "conflict within Iraq's borders" ...

Posted on: Jan 31, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: If you're willing to admit that we've lost in Iraq, don't stop there: what are the implications?

Posted on: Jan 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: While Kennedy was able to promise the public a divided church and state, but Romney intends to be a darling of the religious right, which wants a theocracy. And explaining himself won't help his cause.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Ten years ago, Madeleine Albright could be found saying the same thing about the human cost in Iraq that Condi Rice is sputtering now.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: Rep. Cynthia McKinney charges that President Bush is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: US forces are obsolete in the face of the Iraqi insurgency, and the military alternatives prove that there's nothing to do but suck it up and admit we lost.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: If only more Dems were as clear as Lincoln Chafee challenger Sheldon Whitehouse on Iraq -- then we'd get out a lot faster.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Jan Frel: <i>The Weekly Standard</i> puts John Tester on the cover and runs a fawning Howard Dean profile.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Author Nomi Prins says it's time to stop letting so-called conservatives pull the money right out of our wallets.