Stories by Adele M. Stan

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Posted on: Mar 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The new pope is the first Latin American ever to grace the papal throne.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Finding himself duped by Rand Paul’s publicity stunt, Salon's David Sirota misrepresents the work of an AlterNet writer.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Kentucky senator's brand of 'courage' springs from the same poisoned well as that of segregationist Gov. George Wallace.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

At an event hosted by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, the Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist held forth on mistakes progressives make when talking about the economy.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

While the world cries for the church to reform itself, the next pope's electors include cardinals who coddled priests who preyed on children.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

At a party in a famous Washington hotel, CODE PINK and Fresh Juice Party gave the CIA whistleblower a rambunctious send-off. "They can't break me," he told the crowd.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

And then took it back.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The president's call to raise the general minimum wage will do nothing for tipped workers. Congresswoman Donna Edwards wants to change that.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In a speech that laid out a sweeping investment agenda, the president also chided Republicans for taking U.S. from 'one manufactured crisis to the next.'

Posted on: Feb 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Not since the 15th century has a pope resigned his throne. Speculation abounds regarding the pope's unusual decision. Was it the sex-abuse scandal?

Posted on: Feb 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

With his new Conservative Victory Project, Rove seeks to knock off Tea Party candidates in GOP primaries. Tea Party leaders are crying treason.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's prescription for the GOP is unlikely to succeed. Stupid is stubborn; it likes to stick around.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Reclaiming the language of patriotism, Obama then threw it back in the faces of right-wing Republicans to advance a liberal agenda.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

From climate-change deniers to Confederacy buffs to Ayn Rand acolytes, Obama had a smack-down for every right-winger.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In a White House press event, the president called on gun owners to support gun control, called out opponents for ginning up fear, and signed gun-safety executive orders.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In his last press conference of his first term, the president struck a defiant stance, explaining why he spurned Democrats' pleas for an end run around Congress on the debt ceiling.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The answer all depends on what you mean by "Tea Party."

Posted on: Jan 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Hilda Solis is the first Latina to lead a cabinet-level office, and a friend to workers. Will Obama replace her with a woman of color, or continue his trend toward a pale, male brain trust?

Posted on: Dec 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

After a White House meeting, Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to work to hammer out a deal before the New Year's witching hour.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When 'Meet the Press' host Gregory displayed an empty ammo magazine to the cameras in his D.C. TV studio, the local police sicced investigators on him.