Stories by Lauren Kelley

Lauren Kelley is the activism and gender editor at AlterNet and a freelance journalist based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Salon, Time Out New York, the L Magazine, and other publications. Follow her on Twitter. subscribe to Lauren Kelley's feed

Posted on: Dec 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Stewart called out Christie for all of a sudden being kind towards Obama in the aftermath of the storm. “What does that tell you about the game?”

Posted on: Dec 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Now that voters have made it clear that they support legal recreational marijuana use, the Feds have to make a choice.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A "McJob" play set? Makeup for babies?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The have-nots get screwed while the haves complain about them. America!

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Based on information about the medical examiner alone, it's unconscionable that Mississippi isn't giving the case a closer look.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We should all steer clear of anti-consumer companies like Ticketmaster and Delta Airlines.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Tax cuts and anti-choice nonsense -- a perfect policy for today's Right.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Do you really want to be the person crossing picket lines so you can save a few bucks on a TV?

Posted on: Nov 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some employers are threatening their workers' job security for bogus Obama-related reasons.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Political madness is on full display, from the halls of power to the legions of frothing conservative foot soldiers.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

GOP-backed super PACs, including/especially those tied to Karl Rove, did not do too well in this election.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Rove has had a no good, terrible, very bad week.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Despite all evidence to the contrary, right-wing pundits were telling whoever would listen that Romney would win by a landslide.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Contradictions abound in NYC -- huge swathes of the city are fine, while entire neighborhoods are facing serious shortages.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Disasters very often bring out the best neighborly instincts in people, but they also bring out some terrible comments and reactions.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We can now witness what government tried to shield the public from the wildlife casualties of the spill.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Gap is the latest in a string of major companies to produce an offensive item of clothing.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The comment that sparked a national phenomenon.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Why do we have to start thinking about Christmas in freaking October?

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some companies design their fee structures and agreements in an intentionally confusing manner.