Stories by Lynn Stuart Parramore

Lynn Parramore is an AlterNet senior editor. She is cofounder of Recessionwire, founding editor of New Deal 2.0, and author of "Reading the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture." She received her Ph.D. in English and cultural theory from NYU. She is the director of AlterNet's New Economic Dialogue Project. Follow her on Twitter @LynnParramore. subscribe to Lynn Stuart Parramore's feed

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New research reveals deep ambivalence about marriage among young people.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The poor need financial services, but not from a predatory industry.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In America, addiction is judged through the lens of class.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wouldn't you be happier and more productive?

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Young women turning away from feminism has become a media meme. What's up with that?

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wealth inequality in the U.S. is even more astounding than previous statistics showed.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Your wallet will thank you.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Del Rey is pushing the envelope, and here’s the message: America is a rotting corpse.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Did you know how easily loud noises can hurt your ears?

Posted on: Jun 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

An intriguing theory about what may be driving an epidemic.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Neuroeconomics is giving us a picture of the brain on money. Some of it isn't pretty.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Don't let your broker enjoy comfortable retirement with your money.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Should we speak up? What's the cost of silence? Do things ever change?

Posted on: Jun 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Majority Leader Eric Cantor is ousted by a Rand-worshiping econ professor.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Even after Elliot Rodger's killing spree, Trader Joe's manager says the store will keep playing a famous song that demeans women.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The choice to do sex work mostly boils down to the bottom line.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Inequality changes who we are, individually and collectively.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The company is a parasite sucking the country dry.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Piketty and Warren agree: we have the tools to stop rising inequality.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In the wake of Elliot Rodger, questions about social rejection take on new urgency.

Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The ugly reality of academic globalization.

Posted on: May 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Economist Gerald Friedman warns that the much-hyped gig economy is a road to ruin for workers.

Posted on: May 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Recent black college graduates have been hardest hit by the Great Recession.

Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You could make a reality show about Ben Bernanke's fatcat world tour.

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Are they afraid the people’s patience is not endless?

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Should colleges be required to issue 'trigger warnings' for cultural works that might upset students?

Posted on: May 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A little-understood inherited temperament could be impacting your life or someone you love in surprising ways.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Can we admit that poverty is as American as apple pie?

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Which country is considering a $25 minimum wage? That and more...

Posted on: May 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Relocating to a country with a lower tax rate is one giant middle finger to your fellow Americans.

Posted on: May 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The translator of Piketty's 'Capital In the 21st Century' discusses inequality and the book's huge success.

Posted on: May 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Republican bad guys killed the measure. Right? Hmm....

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Warren's new book will make you very angry, and very grateful.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Warren's book argues how she plans to keep the middle class from vanishing.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sorry, Ayn Rand. Your fiction has been exposed as, well, fiction.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Haven't the people of Detroit been through enough?

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America's rich are surging ahead, but the rest are falling behind. What happened?

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Obama gives the Silver Spoonies a big wet kiss.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If you call rigorous economic research on inequality a Communist plot, will it go away?

Posted on: Apr 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Our system of intellectual property rights is patently ridiculous.

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