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: Sep 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

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

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.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The President vows to challenge tax loopholes that cheat hardworking Americans.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Under-the-table, off-the-books work has become the norm for many.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From 3-D movie tickets to certain vodkas, this stuff is not worth what you pay.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From medical bills to gym membership fees, increasing numbers of us can't meet our debts.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The fast food giant may soon be liable for worker abuse in its franchise locations.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Why the nerd comic might be the most relevant artist of the moment.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From 2003-2013, ordinary Americans lost a third of their wealth.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New research reveals deep ambivalence about marriage among young people.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The poor need financial services, but not from a predatory industry.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In America, addiction is judged through the lens of class.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wouldn't you be happier and more productive?

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Young women turning away from feminism has become a media meme. What's up with that?

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wealth inequality in the U.S. is even more astounding than previous statistics showed.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Your wallet will thank you.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Del Rey is pushing the envelope, and here’s the message: America is a rotting corpse.

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