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: Dec 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Suspects named, and more details emerge about the tragic mass shooting in San Bernardino.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Fairly taxing the wealth of the super-wealthy could transform America.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

For years, other police tried, and failed, to oust the racist cops.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Researchers trace the super rich's biases and political values.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Investigative reporters find 20 public complaints filed against Officer Jason Van Dyke.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In past years, Iowa's winners went nowhere. But 2016 could be different.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The latest Iowa polls show Ted Cruz closing in on Donald Trump.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The candidate urges President Obama to act to stop the deal.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The 2016 Democratic frontrunner turns to the right.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders stands beside the New Deal, Great Society and civil rights movement.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

They can't get on planes, but they can buy guns.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Republican party is filled with loudmouths and cowards.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A high-profile bipartisan effort contains fine print for helping corporate America face even less legal scrutiny.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

More evidence of the nation's new gilded age.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The presidential candidates don't know what they are dealing with.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders attacked her Wall Street reforms and donor base.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

An oddly unsatisfying debate in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

As the saying goes, cornered rats are the most dangerous—and that describes the GOP at this moment in history.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Compared to Europe, the U.S. is doing very little.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

All of the Republican presidential candidates on the podium would cut taxes, regulations and safety nets.

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