Stories by Sarah Seltzer

Sarah Seltzer is a freelance writer based in New York City. Her work has been published at the Nation, the Christian Science Monitor, Jezebel and the Washington Post. Follow her on Twitter at @sarahmseltzer and find her work at sarahmseltzer.com. subscribe to Sarah Seltzer's feed

Posted on: Sep 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Why are we sending juveniles to jail for absurd reasons?

Posted on: Apr 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Schools keep messing up how they handle rape cases. What gives, and what can we change?

Posted on: Jan 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Numbers and realities don't always reflect the rhetoric.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Back from vacation, host offers choice words to congressional Republicans, "If you guys can't vote for this, we're fucked for the next two years."

Posted on: Jan 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Injured congresswoman uses op-ed, Diane Sawyer appearance to take on NRA, fight for a curb on weapons.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Too bad the meme has been totally debunked

Posted on: Jan 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The GOP can't stop, won't stop, restricting a woman's right to choose.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Alcohol damaged teens' brain tissue; marijuana did not.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From Jim DeMint to "Plan B," Maddow on the GOP's meltdown.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Despite death threats, exile and violence, activists remain undeterred.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A school shooting worse than Columbine, this time affecting children as young as kindergarten, at the end of a year of deadly mass shootings.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

European Court of Human Rights rules in favor of a German car salesman kidnapped and "interrogated" as suspected terrorist, uses WikiLeaked docs as evidence.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The CALM act mandates that commercials be no louder than the television shows they accompany. Thanks, I guess?

Posted on: Dec 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A new quality-of-life index shows that when it comes to the best place to be born in 2013, the US is way behind.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Activists are pressuring a group opposed to marriage equality to return the cash.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A recent case has brought this most difficult of journalistic issues to the fore.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Controversial center is looking for a federal loan to build its operation.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Multiple lawsuits reveal culture of disturbing "hazing" at Illinois high school.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some GOPers are continuing to fight the same noxious battles, in some cases putting women’s access at risk.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Symbolic OWS action will have real-world consequences: less debt.

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