Stories by Jodie Gummow

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

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

City health inspections have restaurateurs up in arms over alleged enforcement inconsistencies and excessive fines.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The disparity in sentences reveal a perversion of justice.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Report reveals more than half of congressional members are worth at least $1 million.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“They don’t like the fact the rich are being demonized especially given how compassionate they are to the disgusting poor,” mocked Stewart.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America’s health obsession has led back to a big butter boom!

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

'Time for some traffic problems,' staffer said in leaked email.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Texas law requires that a pregnant woman be kept alive, regardless of the condition of the baby or her family’s wishes.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Stewart: "I guess you could say, you’re a f*cking idiot”

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It seems no online profile is too repulsive for men, as long as the woman is attractive.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This diet wards off heart attacks, strokes and death, so why are we still focusing on the fallacy of a cholesterol model of heart disease?

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Raped and stabbed just weeks before being crowned, Linor Abargil found a greater purpose.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Recreational marijuana a major hit with brisk sales in first three days since legalization.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The payout comes in response to a court ruling that the sheriff’s office racially profiled Latinos in traffic and immigration patrols.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

With no access to 911, Kentucky woman uploaded pic of her beaten face with urgent plea, “Help Please Anyone.”

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Management at Texas club allegedly said two men dancing posed a safety risk for the country music nightclub.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Scientists say acupuncture relief in cancer patients is probably due to placebo effect.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The three most destructive words every boy hears are, ‘be a man.’

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Which states will be most affected by the GOP’s decision to cut off this economic lifeline? You’d be surprised.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

These stories will make your blood boil.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Is this the beginning of the end of the antibiotic era?

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