Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's democracy and voting rights. He is the author of several books on elections and the co-author of Who Controls Our Schools: How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and the Charter School Industry (AlterNet eBook, 2016). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Jan 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Modern times and Sanders' longtime message have coalesced.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Frustrated with the democratically elected school board, they see another path to power.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

"The party has been hijacked," says one GOP insider.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A new smokescreen to shield 'non-profit' charters.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Both candidates say they have the better judgment to be president as the primary season begins.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Unions hope to inspire high turnout at Iowa caucuses.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The National Review issues an anti-Trump manifesto.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The bottom line is profits, not keeping people safe.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The race is tightening in 2016's third Democratic contest.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

One detail most of the media hasn't grappled with so far.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The two candidates locked horns as polls continue to narrow in the primary states.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The purses of the privatization movement are bursting with cash.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The intelligent and emotional speech may be one of the best in his presidency.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New polls find Sanders and Clinton all but tied in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The latest chapter in the right's effort to undermine public employee unions.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Ridiculous rhetoric meets Congress' fuzzy math.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Donald says running against Bernie would be a "dream come true."

Posted on: Jan 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Some of Sanders' suggestions: Break up banks. Tax speculators. Cap interest rates.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The president was visibly choked up when he mentioned the first-graders killed at Sandy Hook.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Both campaigns have heavy campaign coffers leading into the primaries.

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