Stories by Lauren Kelley

Lauren Kelley is the activism and gender editor at AlterNet and a freelance journalist based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Salon, Time Out New York, the L Magazine, and other publications. Follow her on Twitter. subscribe to Lauren Kelley's feed

Posted on: Oct 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From MSNBC to Fox, the most exciting instances of media figures taking liars and ne'er-do-wells to task.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Nimbyism, racism and classism are fueling neighbors' reactions to a new Panera Cares.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

As Stewart notes, "all these guys have to do is show themselves to have a mild familiarity with the English language, and it's considered a win."

Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Rental companies have long rented cars they know may be unsafe.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

While the poor worry about food, "the wealthy have to worry about whether or not their waiter is recording them while they mock half the country."

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Several recent developments that must have Romney and his handlers shaking in their boots.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The AP reports that Pawlenty is stepping down from his role as national co-chair of the Romney campaign to take the gig at Financial Services Roundtable, which starts November 1.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Even the most savvy shopper could be persuaded by some of these false claims.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Minnesota Vikings player Chris Kluwe responds to a homophobic letter written by a Maryland state politician.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

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Posted on: Aug 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

As the convention pivoted away from social issues, conservative figures couldn't stop saying weird stuff about rape.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

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Posted on: Aug 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's not just GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin. It's practically a party tradition.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A future person reading the newspapers from 2012 would surely conclude that Americans were a bigoted, gun-crazed bunch.

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