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: Jan 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Here's why economists and policy makers are in denial about inequality.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A budget approach cloaked in science and technical jargon became a tool to crush the people.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Common to developing nations, a dual economy is taking root in the U.S. MIT economist Peter Themin explains how this happened and what can be done to stop it.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Forecasting models have a serious problem: they don't work.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes radical ideas are actually the most pragmatic.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Is an ancient financial taboo keeping us from prosperity?

Posted on: Oct 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The twisted tale of Vitter’s soon-to-be-decided political fate.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Think the iPhone is just a product of Silicon Valley magic? Think again.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Economic screw-ups and political stunts are getting harder to hide.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Fembots and fraudsters and lawyers. Oh, my!

Posted on: Aug 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The latest austerity deal is terrible for Greece and Europe.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

For every dollar they give, they take 44 from the rest of us.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Tony Atkinson's new book points the way forward.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

An inside look at the referendum and what could happen next.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Too-big-to-fail bankers blow toxic fumes that harm us all. Can we stop them?

Posted on: Jun 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Teaching competition from kindergarten up makes us stupid and uninventive.

Posted on: May 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Freedom is great, as long as it doesn't apply to women.

Posted on: May 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Talking about old systems of power and corruption doesn't begin to capture new realities.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If we don't fix this house of cards, it will fall on us again.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New research shows exactly how Fed policies exacerbate inequality.