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: Mar 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

An idea whose time has finally come.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Libertarians tend to ride on theoretical unicorns that don’t take them too far in the real world.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Income inequality is creating a boom in the servant industry. Welcome to the world of Downton Abbey.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Is Detroit the canary in the coal mine for the 99 percent?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Are economists rational scientists? Or grown men who can’t let go of their mamas?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When bankers express fondness for the Old South, they ain’t just whistlin’ Dixie.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Inequality seems to have made the wealthy very upset...for themselves.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wall Street is using loopholes in financial legislation to seize control of entire industrial chains.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The GOP will do anything to block the first foreign-owned unionized auto plant in the South.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2014, Source: AlteNet

A public journalism service announcement.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The debate over Obamacare and voluntary work reduction raises intriguing questions.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Largest protest in the South since Selma in '65.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Women can be funny. Why is this obvious fact still controversial?

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Are we living in a land of small opportunity?

Posted on: Jan 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There's one America where dreams can come true, and another where they tend to fizzle.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Meet the oligarch next door.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The current minimum wage is a maximum shame on America.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A growing body of research finds that procreating can be a bit of a downer.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

What is Apple hiding? Monopolistic rip-off tactics, perchance?