Stories by Lynn Stuart Parramore

Lynn Parramore is an AlterNet senior editor. 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. She is the director of AlterNet's New Economic Dialogue Project. Follow her on Twitter @LynnParramore. subscribe to Lynn Stuart Parramore's feed

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.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Misleading mailers were sent to hundreds of Tarheels, including a feline.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

'Regal Redneck' Webb's positions suggest he could run to Clinton's left and right.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New research reveals that the Silicon Valley money machine only works for men.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The company has yet another scheme to make the country a little bit worse.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Their secret will surprise you.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Believing money myths can cost you.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Common wisdom holds that Americans are eating too much and not exercising enough. Actually, it's more complicated.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Brown pretends the paper company that employs him doesn't vaporize American jobs.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

What does pure self-interest really look like?

Posted on: Sep 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The scientific community is ablaze with new research on why animals kill one another.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Salt, we may have done you wrong.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If she's happy, the husband is happier. But not the other way around.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Amid the rumors and lurid headlines, it's hard to get the truth.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

News of a new aristocrat simply cannot wait!

Posted on: Sep 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There is plenty of good, and not so good, when contemplating going expat.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Behold, the id of American-style capitalism.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Reuters report shows that the fast-food giant is a whopper of a tax cheat.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The last year has been a bad one for people who work for a living.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Nearly half of millennials support the idea of “beta” marriages.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A firm so horrendous, the very mention of its name causes body tremors.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Find out where your state stands on gender equality.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Will you be ready for the life of a nomad, permanently in search of temporary work?

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The fine won't matter, nobody goes to jail, and you will continue to pay for BofA's abusive enterprise.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When corporations and financiers get on board, social change happens rather quickly.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Stock buybacks take money from your pocket and put it into the hands of corporate titans.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hard times have hit the world of sex work.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Is it any wonder millennials are opting out of parenting?

Posted on: Aug 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Some experts predict a not-so-distant future of human-robot sex ...and love.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Journalist and author Barry Lynn sounds the alarm about one of the greatest threats to our liberty today.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We are all sitting ducks waiting for the next financial shitstorm.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches has been skimping on the fair pay.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlteNet

The stark facts of incredibly costly warfare.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hard times have found a new neighborhood.

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