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: 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.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Ono's campaign against hydraulic fracking calls to New Yorkers through a dramatic window installation.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The deficit duo tries to poison the public with more bad policy based on bad math by Rogoff and Reinhart.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Residents in Boston and surrounding cities on lockdown.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, the academic champions of austerity, are exposed.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

You may not want to be the person holding the Bitcoin bag when the music stops.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The attack on our most basic economic rights may open a new chapter in the post-crisis narrative.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our hyper-plugged-in lives may be more dangerous than we think.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Obama's plan would be economically irresponsible, socially disruptive and morally repugnant.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's almost as if they've never heard of separation of church and state.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Preparing for economic and political collapse requires survivalist strategies for new elites.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

American business has always had cheaters and crooks, but today they are escaping prosecution and are incentivized to cheat more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Humans are anxious, tired and distracted; but we don’t need to pay big bucks to learn to relax.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The financial headache is worse than the hangover.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

More than just a tawdry tale, Dimon’s demise is a critique of the American Dream.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Fears of bank runs, a Lehman-like collapse, and widespread panic are building.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Oligarchs and monopolists and thugs, oh my!

Posted on: Mar 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Americans have been waiting for a politician like Warren for nearly a century.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Can't save enough? Worried about your retirement? The personal finance industry is ready to prey on you.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Regulating their mouths is not the strong suit of America's corporate chieftains.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

He’s disgusting and crooked, yet he’s a committed opponent of austerity.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Think of it as HSBC with God’s imprimatur.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The British soap is a Rorschach test for how we feel about living in end times.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's time for a serious national conversation on male bias in the film industry.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Half the population of the U.S. has slipped into poverty or is barely making enough to get by.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Capitalism gave our fantasy a blank check but it stole our reality.