Stories by Jodie Gummow

Jodie Gummow is a senior fellow and staff writer at AlterNet.  subscribe to Jodie Gummow's feed

Posted on: Oct 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Honor student charged with violating school’s zero-tolerance policy against alcohol use—despite being sober

Posted on: Oct 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Loopholes in new CA laws pose the question: Are criminal penalties the best response to addressing this increasing cyber problem?

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Yep, science suggests some of us are more genetically pre-disposed to less rocky relationships.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Is streaking such a morally heinous act that it warrants this kind of punishment?

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Daily Show host slams red states for ‘total dickish-ness’ in turning down federally subsidized Medicaid expansion

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Women are dying earlier than they used to but scientists haven’t figured out why.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Federal Court in NY rules that an intern doesn’t deserve human rights protection against employee because she’s unpaid.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Are we missing something here?

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

“Own it. Don’t fart and point at the dog”

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Apparently the jurist believes in a literal Devil, and other outrageous utterances from a recent interview with New York Magazine.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Parishioner seeks compensation for violent abuse of re-offending priest as Church turned blind eye

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Residents in republican counties hope to form a 51st state of ‘North Colorado’ in a fight against liberalism.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Sikh advocacy group led charge saying costume tied to violence goes against all who wear turbans.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The anti-revenge porn bill makes it illegal to post naked pics of someone else without their consent.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

More than a dozen motorcycle riders have been arrested following terrifying chase in NYC caught on video.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Insurance giant AIG's CEO is latest to compare criticism of his bonuses to 'lynchings.' Is he nuts?

Posted on: Sep 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Survey reveals more than half of British pilots admit to falling asleep in cockpit.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Gay rights groups and MPs call boycott of Barilla products over homophobic remarks.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Here's a quick look at what's happening around the world.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Evidence suggests four cups a day or more may shorten your lifespan.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Is this what Jesus had in mind?

Posted on: Sep 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Study reveals that a mysterious trader lost millions in an attempt to manipulate the odds of the Republican's chance of victory.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Homophobic extremist, Scott Lively, now sets his sights on the next Olympics.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What does Christianity have to do with economics?

Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"It’s time we kicked those bastards to the curb."

Posted on: Sep 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Is the system still stacked against non-motorists?

Posted on: Sep 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The officer attacked a 64-year-old Alzheimer's patient multiple times with a taser, even after he was handcuffed.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Colbert slams Putin's New York Times Op-Ed as the ‘propaganda of a homicidal KGB klepto-crat’

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A fight over 'pouring rights' at the City University of NY campuses made 'killer Coke' out to be the bad guy, but Pepsi is no angel.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A massive aquifer large enough to meet all of Kenya’s water needs for the next 70 years has been found.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As prosecutors fight for death penalty in Delhi fatal rape case, UN study finds disturbing facts about prevalence of sex crimes in Asia.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing billionaire brothers to buy Apple iPhone supplier – what is a liberal to do?

Posted on: Sep 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

How one of the most common, yet misunderstood, male sexual dysfunctions can rip relationships apart

Posted on: Sep 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As the prospect of war with Syria intensifies, spiritual leader brings powerful message of peace to U.S. through meditative calligraphy exhibition

Posted on: Sep 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Famed civil rights activist and author of The New Jim Crow says we should prioritize humanitarian relief over punitive action or we'll repeat same mistakes as we carry out daily at home.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

At a press conference at the G20 meeting, Obama addressed Syrian crisis but once again refused to answer whether a strike will occur in absence of congressional approval.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Colbert goes after Fox News' insane debt-reduction plan, sparked by Ariel Castro's recent suicide.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Witnesses call police after woman seen weaving in and out of traffic with child in lap.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Vicious police brutality prompts excessive force investigation in SoCal.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Research suggests men succumb to sexual temptation more than women because of the intensity of their sexual impulses.

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