Stories by Anna Clark

Anna Clark's writing has appeared in The American Prospect, Utne Reader, Hobart, and Writers' Journal, among other publications. She is the editor of the literary and social justice Web site, Isak. subscribe to Anna Clark's feed

Posted on: Apr 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Mike Daisey argued that he had to stretch the facts in order to get at a "greater truth." These 10 works prove you can tell great stories without giving up on accuracy.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Current TV made a rapid switch to progressive political programming--and some big-name talent with big-time personalities that might conflict with what the network wants.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Why does the language of young men's magazines sound creepily like the language of rapists?

Posted on: Aug 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We take for granted that more than 2 million US citizens are incarcerated. These books suggest it's time to rethink the whole operation.

Posted on: May 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Adapting to life in Kenya means adapting to an environment where it is harder to be a good environmentalist.

Posted on: May 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new study shows how dramatically costly an increase in unintended pregnancies is on the taxpayer. And yet the GOP cuts family planning in the name of "fiscal responsibility"

Posted on: Mar 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Egypt and Tunisia actually had decent family planning under their dictatorships. Where might they move forward under Democratic government?

Posted on: Feb 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In Nairobi, the Africa Yoga Project is training HIV+, poor, and disabled citizens to be yoga instructors, creating jobs and changing lives.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Jeff Sharlet, the journalist who helped expose a cohort of powerful lawmakers promoting a Christian Agenda at home and abroad, discusses his new book.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2010, Source: AlterNet

HIV-positive Daniel Allen was charged with 'possession or use of a harmful biological device' after biting his neighbor during a neighborhood fight.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2010, Source: RH Reality Check

$150,000 on phone sex? 14 hours looking at porn without eating or drinking? Sex addiction is easy to mock, but the compulsive behaviors associated with it truly hurt sufferers.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A new report says more than one out of every 10 child prisoners in state custody are molested or raped.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: RH Reality Check

Is it cool to have sex while your roommate is trying to sleep in the next bed? At Tufts University, not so much.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check

Historically, the burden of family planning has almost always fallen on women. Isn't it about time for that to change?

Posted on: Sep 27, 2009, Source: AlterNet

From orgasms to organs, from contraceptives to court decisions, look to the reading list below for the can't-miss books and articles about sex.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Our attitudes towards sexual abuse in prison leads to a culture of permissiveness that destroys lives.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check

Rejecting abstinence-only funding is only one part of the movement to empower young people. There's much more to do.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

Home births presided over by trained midwives are as safe as hospital births. Yet many in the medical community present midwifery as dangerous.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

One in three women has a hysterectomy before her 60th birthday. Yet only 10 percent of these procedures are to treat life-threatening illnesses.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

What makes a woman change her view on a deeply held, intensely personal belief?