Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's retirement crisis, democracy and voting rights, and campaigns and elections. He is the author of "Count My Vote: A Citizen's Guide to Voting" (AlterNet Books, 2008). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Apr 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders will seek to revive the party of FDR.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Peter Schweizer is known for making false accusations.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Is she running against herself and losing?

Posted on: Apr 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The avowed independent will run as a Democrat to face Hillary Clinton.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The equality struggle will move slowly if it moves at all.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Early contributions underscore her candidacy's importance.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The New York Times report is more about Bill than Hill.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Walker and the other GOP candidates are showing us who they truly are, before the deluge of political ads.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Petty laws and painful slights are the heart of the case.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The right-wing governor wins the GOP wealth primary.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Billion-dollar giveaways to the rich, as protesters and candidates are mocked.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A new analysis of every precinct in America in 2008.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

From shredding social safety nets to imposing evangelical Christianity, the America described in Republican speeches is a terrifying place.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Can she break from the past and be seen anew?

Posted on: Apr 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

From coast to coast, a moralizing minority's heavy hands.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

More evidence of America's out-of-control gun culture.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A Brave New Films video shows history repeating itself.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

With extremists like these, no wonder Jeb Bush stands out.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

After years of delay, reformers say the time to act is now.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The vote is a sign that the framing of the Social Security debate has changed.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Progressives know why they trust Donna Edwards.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The race for nation’s top right wing extremist has begun.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Poll after poll finds Americans want the exact opposite of what the GOP proposes.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Hyped threats and propaganda promote fears, some real and most fake.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Aging with dignity in America is undermined by inequality and ongoing anxiety.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It turns out that college is not so important in understanding racial wealth inequities.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

An AP investigation shows how political corruption works.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The party of me versus the party of we.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

This should be a national scandal.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The DOJ turns to racial targeting and debtor prisons.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Years of activism and mobilization overcome telecom monopolies.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The first openly bisexual governor has long fought for equality.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

White men, usually right-wingers, are the dominant threat.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Senators hear disability benefit cuts could be "a death sentence."

Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The latest reactionary Republican to attack LGBT rights.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Tennessee, Wyoming blocked. Utah, Montana may be next.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The early GOP contest states often favor mavericks who fizzle out.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A poll reveals there has been a significant movement away from the Democratic Party.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

They complain and complain, but can't recognize themselves in the mirror.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Walker plays both aggressor and victim in appeal to Koch's and the rest.

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