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: 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.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Bill and Hillary Clinton and the rest of the political class should be shaking in their boots after the Times' Lamont endorsement.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's odd, isn't it, that the Democrats who are out front on getting out of Iraq are Ike Skelton and Jack Murtha?

Posted on: Jul 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A friend running for Congress tells me it has everything to do with 2008, Hillary, AIPAC, and Israel.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

700 a week, 3,000 a month...

Posted on: Jul 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Cold Warriors almost managed to stomp Russia into the ground over the past 15 years, but now the country looms mightily over Asia and Europe once again.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A week before North Korea's missile practice launches, two of the former Clinton administration's top aides called for an attack.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A Nuremberg chief prosecutor says there is a case for trying Bush for the 'supreme crime against humanity, an illegal war of aggression against a sovereign nation.'

Posted on: Jul 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Would you risk seven years in the slammer to make a point?

Posted on: Jul 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The higher the oil prices go, the better the writers are getting at summing up our petro crisis in as few words as possible.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Host Brit Hume takes exception to our article on air conditioning and conservatives.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

There is enough for another Oil Century buried deep in Colorado, but it ain't going to be easy to get out -- unless we nuke it. All in favor, say aye.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Whaddya know, drug and medical supply companies have a habit of making large contributions to charitable foundations run by physicians.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Barack Obama is the latest politician to call me and my antifaith friends out as divisive and harmful for the Democratic cause. Thank God that I know better.