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: Nov 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A notorious murder case has morphed into what some are calling a terrifying miscarriage of justice. (Includes rare interview with attorney Wade Smith.)

Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

West and Nobel Prize-winning economist George Akerlof talk markets and morality.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Financiers, polluters and other biz honchos team up to strangle the economy.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

As a Thanksgiving treat, Terry Lundgren wants to gut Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The president was a complicated man whose advocacy of railroads birthed a network of monopolies.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Social Security hustlers use the life expectancy argument to justify gutting America's best-loved program.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Support for workers grows as the world's largest retailer launches intimidation campaign.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Frankenstorm shifted the national conversation on a number of pressing topics.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Tuesday’s vote is a clear mandate on what matters to hard-working Americans.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Early voting favors Obama, but (notoriously unreliable) early exit polls show a possible Romney swing.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From the astral plane to the gambling parlor, here's what prognosticators are saying about who will win the day.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's getting hot in Carolina! Will economic populism or culture wars win the day?

Posted on: Nov 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Southern comfort with the GOP is predictable -- but not necessarily inevitable.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

No, women voters are not running into the arms of Mitt Romney.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

As the temperature drops and days go by, Manhattanites are weary of Sandy's ravages.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Five out of six say Romney is a worse bet on crisis-avoidance. But Obama has big challenges to address if re-elected.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Two Nobel laureates, an election, and a shaky economy. The message? We can do a whole lot better.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Mitt has assembled a binder full of bs on issues that matter to more than half the population.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The link between bloated military budgets and unemployment is clear and scary.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Let’s call this Conservative Chaos Theory. Without hypocrisy, the conservative mind would explode from the sheer force of its eternal contradictions.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Democracy is getting a black eye this election season from brazen CEOs. Is it legal?

Posted on: Oct 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If promotion eludes you, a new study suggests cranking up your flirt-ometer.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Frenchman's fantasy of freedom misses le point.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

This is what plutocracy looks like.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Armed with “zombies” and “botnets”, invisible cyber hooligans are said to have designs on your account.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How did a happy civil union end in a homophobic kidnapping horror?

Posted on: Oct 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Muslim faith is inextricably woven into the fabric of American history.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Raiders of Your Lost Retirement are busy laying plans in Washington. Will Obama help them if re-elected?

Posted on: Oct 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Far from the respectable businessman he claims to be, Romney has long engaged in horrific practices that mock American values.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Everyone is freaking out about Obama's debate performance. But the President did what anybody paying close attention would have known he would do. He played it safe.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Three cheers for America’s innovative capitalists, who are leading the world in sh*t.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The "Meet the Press" host focused on controversy rather than issues and set off a Twitter firestorm.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Just what New York's poorest borough needs: a fancy golf course plopped over over a methane-plagued landfill and named for an asshole.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The bulk of America’s superwealthy refuse to pull their weight and kill opportunity for the rest. And they want your thanks!

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Rampant financial trickery distorts markets and potentially threatens the entire economy.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Leave it to Newt to see opportunity in the foulest political morass.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The United Nations will be today's vehicle for the presidential campaign.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Hanna Rosin’s new book "The End of Men" bears tidings of a gender apocalypse.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Can the ideology of capitalism bend to a stronger ideology of justice and love?

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In 2008, John McCain's suspension of his campaign for the financial crisis was seen as a political ploy. Romney may suffer the same fate for trying to score political points in the wake of tragedy.

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