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: Jul 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Yale historian Timothy Snyder asserts that Trump's ties to Russia are far deeper and more dangerous than campaign collusion.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Kansas Secretary of State is at the forefront of GOP efforts to suppress Democratic votes and deport immigrants.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

McConnell’s bill will turn a nation with plenty of hardship into an even harsher place.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Assembly can still take up the bill, says the California Nurses Association.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"We are continuing to feel the Bern."

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The right-wing culture wars are back and ascendant at the Department of Education.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As Mitch McConnell scrambles for votes in the Senate, protesters target Republican senators in 10 states.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to the media narrative, wealthier whites, not poorer ones, formed the GOP’s 2016 voter base.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"Sometimes, Trump can’t even keep his untruths straight," the NYT reports.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

“The ACA is not repealed. Health care for poor people, kids, the disability community and seniors is."

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Senate GOP leader is trying to spin it as a gentler version of kicking millions off health care.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A disgraceful report blames his death on the work of a hired killer. This is worse than fake news.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Dems have come close in three special elections for Congress, in spite of major GOP advantages.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Most gun owners in America are white Republicans. Most victims are women and non-whites.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Republicans know they are targeting blue America.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Getting inside voting systems is not the same as changing the vote.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Mitch McConnell's politics have always been abysmal. But now he's playing with people's lives.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Secret channels to Moscow? More unreported meetings? Encrypted messages?

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Leaked NSA documents show Russians could access voting infrastructure. What impact they had is unknown.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Dylan connects his inspiration and his craft to the literary and cultural canon.

Pages