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: Dec 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When the economy breaks down, American culture fragments, too.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From cushy prison cells to human kidneys, some things just shouldn't be for sale.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The revolution will be franchised.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Mounting evidence points to the scary reality that the wealth divide harms the job market.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From a crushing economy, to government spying, to endless wars, are we breaking down?

Posted on: Nov 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We've been told over and over that the 8-hour sleep is ideal, but our bodies have been telling us something else.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Lessons from the past can help us confront a daunting future.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Is the Women's Equality Party, founded by Cuomo, really what it claims to be?

Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Pundits lament that young people are not buying cars and houses.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The IRS can take your money, even if you did nothing wrong.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There are healthy social fears -- but it's easy for society to go overboard.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Scientists are getting closer to discovering the cause of this increasingly common condition.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

They're eyeing the other half.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Fear is even more expensive than medical costs.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Young people without college degrees and decent jobs are on a downwardly-mobile slide.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Author Jeff Madrick discusses what bad ideas cost us, and how to defeat them.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Researchers put an estimated dollar amount on the happiness level sex generates.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The impact of hard economic times may permanently alter the course of life.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

He did not live to tell his own story.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If you are poor or non-white, inequality is in the air you breathe.

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