Stories by Lynn Stuart Parramore

Lynn Parramore is contributing editor at AlterNet. 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, and she serves on the editorial board of Lapham's Quarterly. Follow her on Twitter @LynnParramore.   subscribe to Lynn Stuart Parramore's feed

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Instead of fixating on our national narcissist, we can turn our attention to strengthening our democracy.

Posted on: May 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"Threatened" masculinity may be affecting voting patterns.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Trump era has unleashed a cascade of consumer trends.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A new book reveals that the U.S. is becoming two distinct countries, with separate economies, politics and opportunities.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A devil called Eurocentric modernism unhinged us from our real wants and needs.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Maybe the real problem is a lack of positive paths to manhood.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Global elites can't count on business as usual.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Brexit and Trump have brought the problems of capitalism into sharp relief.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Alicia Garza, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Network, shares a vision for women of color.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Baby Bonds can restore fairness for black citizens who have been held back from economic security by centuries of prejudice.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There's a new key to unlocking the mystery of inequality between black and white citizens.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Justice requires that we all understand why corporations engage in rampant misconduct and fraud.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A trendy new breed of capitalist promises efficient enlightenment, but often delivers something very different.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Oversights of two generations of social scientists have weakened democracy.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New research shows that the average U.S. household loses over $100,000 to destructive activities of bankers and financiers.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Students are still taught to extract resources from workers, taxpayers and the real economy.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pernicious cultural norms inside American banks and regulatory agencies crowd out basic ethics.

Posted on: May 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A new book by economist Julia Cagé advocates a participatory business model for independent media.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Unpack the numbers on America's highest earners and there's a stark division between the well-off and the dangerously affluent.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Rana Foroohar’s new book, "Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business," gets to the stuff Ryan conveniently left out.

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