Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's democracy and voting rights. He is the author of several books on elections and the co-author of Who Controls Our Schools: How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and the Charter School Industry (AlterNet eBook, 2016). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Many of Trump’s working-class supporters actually believe he’s got their backs. Really?

Posted on: Apr 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A trio of academics compare the tactics to Wall Street's raiders.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The White House is throwing threats against the wall, and they’re not sticking.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly tells critics to change the law or "shut up."

Posted on: Apr 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Union busting has long been a national goal of the K-12 privatization movement.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Echoes of George W. Bush's disastrous invasion of Iraq.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A Department of Homeland Security memo shows mass deportation is planned but off to a slow start.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Lessons from a key Democratic health care operative.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

California's dismal record serves as a warning as Trump administration gears up for massive K-12 privatization.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

An attack on the payroll tax.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Dems failed so badly during the Obama years, it may be a long time before they break the GOP lock in many states.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Republicans didn't just steal a Supreme Court seat; they're unwinding rules that force compromise.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Military and intelligence chiefs are consolidating influence in the Trump administration.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

But hyper-partisanship may transform the Senate forever.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Financial statements show Bannon, Conway and others have made a fortune off right-wing politics.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A more volatile global era is taking shape.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

MDs are increasingly becoming collection agents for insurers, who pad their higher incomes.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Young men, communities of color, mentally ill are most likely victims.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Will they alienate their older white base as 2018 midterms loom?

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule.