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 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Peter Pan of American conservatism is bursting with immature, half-baked ideas for the country.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A native explains how the people of North Carolina have been giving hell to fatcats for over 300 years.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From the Wandering Uterus to the Toothed Vagina, myths and misapprehensions about the female body have plagued us through the ages.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Congressman Ryan's stock trades deserve the closest scrutiny. So why is he getting a pass from the media?

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Team Romney wants you to believe Ryan didn’t really profit from privileged information. Don’t buy it.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Unemployment fears are now following us into the bedroom.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Keep talking, Ann. The little people are all ears.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

For young people facing a tough job market, the chances of tragedies increase: suicide rates spike, as does the incidence of violence

Posted on: Jul 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Aggressive marketing and paid promotion by doctors like Drew Pinsky obscure medication risks and can lead to human tragedy.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The symbol of capitalism was lately a vampire. Enter the CEO with nipple clamps.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Big Pharma gets a Big Fine. Will it be enough to prevent future criminal behavior?

Posted on: Jul 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A massive, Xanax-fueled public health crisis driven by chronic employment worry is headed our way.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

What will life look like down the road if we don't reverse economic inequality? We must see through the myths of capitalism and build a mass movement if we are to save ourselves.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We're hooked on email. And it's driving us batshit crazy.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In a wide-ranging interview, Costello says that in order to regenerate American politics, the people must be involved in decision-making and rethink value systems.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Hilary Mantel's new novel feeds our curiosity about a woman who played the real Game of Thrones. Was she history's first modern woman?

Posted on: Jun 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Damn the high gas prices -- full steam ahead to some serious summer indulgence.

Posted on: May 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Shareholders meet today to vote on a proposed policy to ban discrimination against gay or transgender workers.

Posted on: May 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The first post-Occupy Ivy League classes are graduating. Will they be any less likely than their predecessors to flock into finance?

Posted on: May 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How long will we keep getting Zuckered?

Posted on: May 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The tone-deaf, gold-plated, Wall Street-worshipping mayor of New York City rushes to defend Jamie Dimon.

Posted on: May 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Does Hollande's win signal a left turn for France? Probably not. But we'll take him over Sarkozy.

Posted on: May 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Greed springs eternal in the pet loss industry, which can turn your dead pet into a synthetic diamond.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

N.C. is the only state left in the Southeast without a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. What voters decide on May 8 will send a strong signal throughout the nation.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Could economists be leaving behind their mechanistic paradise for the messy, unpredictable human world?

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The rate of people taking their own lives is soaring in Europe at such a clip that the trend has given birth to a new media term: "Suicide by economic crisis."

Posted on: Apr 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Male hero figures abound in our culture. But in a time of economic turmoil, they just don’t seem to be getting the job done.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It’s time to restore corporate power to the people by blasting through the myths about how corporations should be run, and for whom.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Van Jones has bold ideas about how to renew hope on Main Street, from sustainable jobs to mortgage relief.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If we want good jobs and long-term career opportunities, we have to tame the wild horses of big business.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet