Stories by Don Hazen

Don Hazen is the executive editor of AlterNet. subscribe to Don Hazen's feed

Posted on: Jan 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Real change seems almost impossible. What are we doing wrong?

Posted on: Jan 4, 2010, Source: AlterNet

What should we make of Bono, who uses his immense platform to highlight social justice issues? Is he a hero or a hypocrite?

Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Recently we asked our readers to rank the most influential progressives. Here are the results.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

A year after the President's inauguration, much of the giddiness surrounding Obama has dissipated.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We're eager to hear what you love, and what you might want to change about AlterNet.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The NY Times has just discovered that "douche" is used as an insult in mainstream media. Why do they seem to see the spread of a term derogatory to women as progress?

Posted on: Nov 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Hundreds gather in Albuquerque to celebrate a new dawn of wider acceptance of drug reform, while still feeling a little nervous about the path ahead.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We broke all of our fundraising records. Thank you for showing us you care about strong, independent journalism.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The progressive super stars and the key players who bring you the stories you want.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Armed with the signatures of thousands of Afghan women asking him not to send more troops, Evans told Obama that women must have a seat at the negotiating table.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Protest campaigns urging CNN to dump Dobbs are gathering momentum. Will 'the most trusted name in news' do the right thing?

Posted on: Sep 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Jones' successor at Green for All, took the issue head on yesterday at the Tides Foundation Momentum Conference.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

With Obama the target of hate speech and over 30 death threats a day, the FBI needs to hear that it can't let budget shortfalls get in the way of the president's life.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The truth is, progressives need Van Jones working on the outside providing vision and leadership, not on the inside with his mouth buttoned.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We are in a political crisis moment. The Tides Foundation is bringing together the country's most significant progressives to address our complex political realities.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Pot entrepreneur Richard Lee envisions a professional marijuana industry much like the one that exists in Amsterdam.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

When we helped publicize the link between bilious talk show host Michael Savage and Rockstar energy drink, we got a letter from their lawyers.

Posted on: May 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The founder of the popular Daily Kos site discusses the growing power of the online netroots, and their upending of political gatekeepers.

Posted on: May 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

More than 1,000 people entered AlterNet's "6 Word Challenge" -- it was a tough choice, but we've picked out the best.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes more is less. Like in our new 6-word competition where you can help keep AlterNet kicking and made a cool hundred for yourself.