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: Jun 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Piketty and Warren agree: we have the tools to stop rising inequality.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In the wake of Elliot Rodger, questions about social rejection take on new urgency.

Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The ugly reality of academic globalization.

Posted on: May 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Economist Gerald Friedman warns that the much-hyped gig economy is a road to ruin for workers.

Posted on: May 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Recent black college graduates have been hardest hit by the Great Recession.

Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You could make a reality show about Ben Bernanke's fatcat world tour.

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Are they afraid the people’s patience is not endless?

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Should colleges be required to issue 'trigger warnings' for cultural works that might upset students?

Posted on: May 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A little-understood inherited temperament could be impacting your life or someone you love in surprising ways.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Can we admit that poverty is as American as apple pie?

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Which country is considering a $25 minimum wage? That and more...

Posted on: May 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Relocating to a country with a lower tax rate is one giant middle finger to your fellow Americans.

Posted on: May 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The translator of Piketty's 'Capital In the 21st Century' discusses inequality and the book's huge success.

Posted on: May 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Republican bad guys killed the measure. Right? Hmm....

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Warren's new book will make you very angry, and very grateful.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Warren's book argues how she plans to keep the middle class from vanishing.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sorry, Ayn Rand. Your fiction has been exposed as, well, fiction.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Haven't the people of Detroit been through enough?

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America's rich are surging ahead, but the rest are falling behind. What happened?

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Obama gives the Silver Spoonies a big wet kiss.