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: Oct 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

High banking fees are just the tip of the iceberg. Here's what went wrong with the banking industry and what we can do about it.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

While their fellow Americans face blown-up 401Ks and fruitless job searches, financiers are embracing our current feed-the-rich/screw-the-rest mentality with renewed zest.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

Posted on: Jul 4, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

Posted on: Jul 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

When a public intellectual of the left makes light of rape and makes excuses for an alleged perpetrator, we see how much work there is to do on sexism among progressives.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

The recent jobs report shows an uptick for female unemployment. So much for the ‘mancession’!

Posted on: May 16, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

The struggle against violent domination is not a struggle against one demented or corrupt individual, but the authority represented by that individual.

Posted on: May 12, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

Posted on: Apr 12, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

Thomas Ferguson explains how the polarization of our politics and the influx of corporate cash steer our politics to the right.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

How will psychiatrists at Quantico cope with a dilemma that threatens the good name of their profession?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

If we take our heads out of the sand, we could see that what once happened to "foreign combatants" is now happening to Americans soldiers.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

The Wizards of Wall Street have looked over the catastrophe of cash-strapped America and found it good for business

Posted on: Jan 19, 2011, Source: NewDeal 2.0

There's a witch hunt going on for those who dare to question the spin masters' claim that there's no connection between language of violence and acts of violence.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2011, Source: New Deal 2.0

We as American citizens should not accept torture by our government, and that's what the military is doing to Bradley Manning.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2010, Source: New Deal 2.0

This Thanksgiving, I asked leading progressives: is there a silver lining to all the storm clouds in America?

Posted on: Nov 4, 2010, Source: New Deal 2.0

Despite what you might hear about Tea Party Populism, one thing is indisputable. The bigger your salary, the more likely you were to cast a ballot for the GOP.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2010, Source: NewDeal 2.0

This week marked a sad chapter in America’s struggle against discrimination when the Senate blocked a measure to repeal the infamous ‘Don’t ask, Don’t tell’ policy.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2010, Source: NewDeal 2.0

This week’s civics lessons for America’s schoolchildren: Your education is a threat to national security.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2010, Source: NewDeal 2.0

An interview with finance watchdog Warren, who attacks the pernicious influence of bank lobbies, and worries about the debt-fueled threat to America’s middle class.