Stories by Lynn Stuart Parramore

Lynn Parramore is contributing editor at AlterNet. She is cofounder of Recessionwire, founding editor of New Deal 2.0, and author of "Reading the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture." She received her Ph.D. in English and cultural theory from NYU. Follow her on Twitter @LynnParramore.  subscribe to Lynn Stuart Parramore's feed

Posted on: Mar 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Novelist and author Rana Dasgupta explains what global capitalism has brought to India.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Inside the trauma of globalization.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

What's the future of religious institutions in the U.S.? Answer: None.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Alissa Quart's new book offers poems of subtle insight that resist the marketization of American life.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Republican corporate agenda is a serious threat to society.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The supplement industry is in need of a regulatory remedy.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

So-called reasonable proposals on how to fix inequality are really a bunch of hot air.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

HSPs of the world, unite!

Posted on: Jan 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The powers that be are getting nervous as other countries consider following Greece's lead.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's not quite time to pop the champagne.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New insights on the role of private credit explained.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Discredited ideas are shattering lives across Europe and beyond.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Laura Kipnis investigates the 21st-century man with wit and insight.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We may be living in a narcissistic culture, but it doesn't have to be that way.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Up to 20 percent of the population exhibits a trait that sets them apart. Scientists are finding out why.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Through corporate consolidation and even gentrification, the elite are syphoning up all the world's wealth for themselves.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You just can't make this stuff up.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Like that iPhone? Its price is a lot higher than you know.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Facing big debts and job insecurity, today's young people can't get started in life.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America's corporate chieftains are pretty bad at regulating their mouths.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When the economy breaks down, American culture fragments, too.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From cushy prison cells to human kidneys, some things just shouldn't be for sale.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The revolution will be franchised.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Mounting evidence points to the scary reality that the wealth divide harms the job market.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From a crushing economy, to government spying, to endless wars, are we breaking down?

Posted on: Nov 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We've been told over and over that the 8-hour sleep is ideal, but our bodies have been telling us something else.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Lessons from the past can help us confront a daunting future.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Is the Women's Equality Party, founded by Cuomo, really what it claims to be?

Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Pundits lament that young people are not buying cars and houses.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The IRS can take your money, even if you did nothing wrong.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There are healthy social fears -- but it's easy for society to go overboard.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Scientists are getting closer to discovering the cause of this increasingly common condition.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

They're eyeing the other half.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Fear is even more expensive than medical costs.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Young people without college degrees and decent jobs are on a downwardly-mobile slide.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Author Jeff Madrick discusses what bad ideas cost us, and how to defeat them.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Researchers put an estimated dollar amount on the happiness level sex generates.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The impact of hard economic times may permanently alter the course of life.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

He did not live to tell his own story.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If you are poor or non-white, inequality is in the air you breathe.