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: Aug 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Nearly half of millennials support the idea of “beta” marriages.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A firm so horrendous, the very mention of its name causes body tremors.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Find out where your state stands on gender equality.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Will you be ready for the life of a nomad, permanently in search of temporary work?

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The fine won't matter, nobody goes to jail, and you will continue to pay for BofA's abusive enterprise.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When corporations and financiers get on board, social change happens rather quickly.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Stock buybacks take money from your pocket and put it into the hands of corporate titans.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hard times have hit the world of sex work.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Is it any wonder millennials are opting out of parenting?

Posted on: Aug 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Some experts predict a not-so-distant future of human-robot sex ...and love.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Journalist and author Barry Lynn sounds the alarm about one of the greatest threats to our liberty today.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We are all sitting ducks waiting for the next financial shitstorm.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches has been skimping on the fair pay.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlteNet

The stark facts of incredibly costly warfare.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hard times have found a new neighborhood.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The President vows to challenge tax loopholes that cheat hardworking Americans.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Under-the-table, off-the-books work has become the norm for many.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From 3-D movie tickets to certain vodkas, this stuff is not worth what you pay.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From medical bills to gym membership fees, increasing numbers of us can't meet our debts.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The fast food giant may soon be liable for worker abuse in its franchise locations.