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: May 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Sort of, but the deal on the table will probably deny statehood, and the power that comes with it.

Posted on: May 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In which I make a GOP politician and <i>Slate</i> duel it out for dung heap status & <i>bonus</i> -- a reader rebuts my suggestion that Hillary might give us health care

Posted on: May 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Is the rise of Christian fundamentalism tied to birth of the suburbs?

Posted on: May 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The big names in the Democratic Party have even lower numbers than Bush -- is that because everyone's ignoring the crisis in our politics?

Posted on: May 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Leaving a closed-door hearing, Sen. Russ Feingold tells Republican creeps who were writing a constitutional amendment to "protect marriage," "See ya."

Posted on: May 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

After years of wrangling, Judicial Watch finally gets the tapes released

Posted on: May 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Much, much more fascinating than it sounds...

Posted on: May 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The government is listening to ABC reporter's phone calls to try and find out who is leaking to them.

Posted on: May 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The myths that uphold our most basic tenets of how our society, politics and economics function are husks of what they were. Let's fess up on that, and embark in the creation of newer, healthier ones.

Posted on: May 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A whistleblower promises fireworks at his upcoming Senate testimony.

Posted on: May 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Oh boy, and this one is the sleek, Sher-Khan-looking Jerry Lewis

Posted on: May 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The biggest obstacle to getting our petro-dependent society to change its wasteful ways is collective insanity.

Posted on: May 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Bill O' Reilly was right all along.

Posted on: May 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A pox on the "mayor who cleaned up New York."

Posted on: May 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The latest evidence is that Bush fired the British foreign secretary because he was opposed to it. What can we do?

Posted on: May 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A former spook gives some good backstory... and some pro-CIA propaganda.

Posted on: May 4, 2006, Source: AlterNet

with a little help from its friends.

Posted on: May 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

For a few no-good reasons, that's why.

Posted on: May 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

but he admits to playing cards.

Posted on: May 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The classified aiport watch list went from 16 before 9/11 to 80k

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