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: Oct 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Sanders effect: The Vermont senator calls out capitalist excess.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Millions for sports while academics are being cut.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

There's lots at stake and many reasons to tune in.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In his 2012 book, the former VP nominee describes an agenda with no taste for compromise.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New voting laws could change the outcome, and GOPers like Chris Christie don't want you to vote.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders supports the rights of rural hunters while opposing militarized weapons.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Deep layers of denial perpetuate gun violence.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Slaves as money. A breeding industry. Founding fathers of white supremacy.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Once again, the GOP hawks tax cuts to make the rich richer.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

No 2016 Republican candidate regrets America's obsession with guns.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A former NBA star plays fast and loose with young women and taxpayer funds.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Warren delivered a major civil rights speech.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The American economy is once again dominated by monopolies. New rules are needed.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The world is waiting for America to start solving problems, the pontiff told Congress.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

“Having more than 1 million contributions would be absolutely, totally historic this early in an election.”

Posted on: Sep 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Walker repeatedly showed he was not ready for the big job.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Second to end his 2016 campaign after Texas' Rick Perry

Posted on: Sep 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

'Saving Capitalism,' Reich's new book calls for sweeping anti-trust actions.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"We don’t want to be another Florida."

Posted on: Sep 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's great theater. But they want to rule the world.

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