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: Aug 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

An aggressive anti-consumer effort is underway, aimed at turning your private behavior into dollar signs.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Sharing a marriage no longer means sharing an address.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The deficit is down 37.6 percent for the first 10 months of 2013. But half of Americans think it’s growing.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Who will win the battle to choose the next head of the Federal Reserve?

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Executives of too-big-to-fail-banks still hold a get-out-of-jail card.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Facing big debts and job insecurity, today's young people can't get started in life.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Fed is going after Steven A. Cohen's firm, the legendary SAC Capital Advisors. But a Wall Street titan has little to fear.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The New American Exceptionalism: Number one in obesity, guns, prisoners, anxiety, and more...

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlteNet

Illinois fatcats discuss plan to sabotage state bond ratings in scheme to destroy pensions.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Bold economic thinkers warn that it's time to tame the financialization monster.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Rand bequeathed business the perfect formula for failure. Just ask Sears.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

There's a fortune to be made, but are there any political consequences to speechifying to the highest bidder?

Posted on: Jul 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs continues its harmful activities.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Corruption has never been so easy.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

He's back! And politics just got a whole lot more interesting.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What does it take to drive a million people to the streets in over 100 cities?

Posted on: Jun 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Like it or not, we’re being transformed as citizens, neighbors and human beings.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The latest advice from the medical community? Don't take your vitamins.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Is there anything Mankiw won’t say to serve plunderers and plutocrats?

Posted on: Jun 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Jason Furman thinks Walmart is a “progressive success story.”

Posted on: Jun 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A weak job market, killer student loans and a crappy economy mean continued struggle for America’s college grads.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In America today, a whole job is increasingly hard to find.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Are young men just too hormonal for the battlefield?

Posted on: Jun 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The cult of Apple is starting to disintegrate.

Posted on: May 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

New Gallup polls shows that economic conservatism is down, social liberalism is up.

Posted on: May 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

By concealing the Peterson Institute's ideological bias, the paper of record is muddling the record.

Posted on: May 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Get out the barf bag! Here a few choice orations from some of the world's most illustrious jerks.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Unions have the clout to stop the sale. Will they use it?

Posted on: May 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Misogyny’s deepest roots are exposed in the endless repetition of stories about capture and rape.

Posted on: May 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Outspoken economist Robert Johnson and firebrand academic Cornel West consider threats to human dignity and a just society.

Posted on: May 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

JPMorgan Chase and other big banks are accused of running a frightening scam collecting on credit card debt.

Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Baz Lurhmann's new film makes style the star and substance the understudy.

Posted on: May 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Big-time tax evaders get less jail time than a man stealing socks.

Posted on: May 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The LIBOR price-fixing scam has cost at least $110 million -- in the state of Oregon alone!

Posted on: May 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Niall Ferguson may have just committed academic suicide in an act of breathtaking bigotry.

Posted on: May 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Brown-Vitter bill has excellent features, but it could also increase risks to the financial system.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Calling for justice, religious leaders and activists put their bodies on the line.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Unbridled capitalism has become a predator, demanding ever-increasing vigilance.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Wage theft is fast becoming a top trend of the 21st-century labor market.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

One of our most intriguing public intellectuals discusses his new book.