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: Aug 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Under-the-table, off-the-books work has become the norm for many.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From 3-D movie tickets to certain vodkas, this stuff is not worth what you pay.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From medical bills to gym membership fees, increasing numbers of us can't meet our debts.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The fast food giant may soon be liable for worker abuse in its franchise locations.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Why the nerd comic might be the most relevant artist of the moment.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From 2003-2013, ordinary Americans lost a third of their wealth.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New research reveals deep ambivalence about marriage among young people.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The poor need financial services, but not from a predatory industry.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In America, addiction is judged through the lens of class.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wouldn't you be happier and more productive?

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Young women turning away from feminism has become a media meme. What's up with that?

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wealth inequality in the U.S. is even more astounding than previous statistics showed.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Your wallet will thank you.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Del Rey is pushing the envelope, and here’s the message: America is a rotting corpse.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Did you know how easily loud noises can hurt your ears?

Posted on: Jun 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

An intriguing theory about what may be driving an epidemic.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Neuroeconomics is giving us a picture of the brain on money. Some of it isn't pretty.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Don't let your broker enjoy comfortable retirement with your money.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Should we speak up? What's the cost of silence? Do things ever change?

Posted on: Jun 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Majority Leader Eric Cantor is ousted by a Rand-worshiping econ professor.