Stories by Steven Hsieh

Steven Hsieh is an editorial assistant at AlterNet and writer based in Brooklyn. Follow him on Twitter @stevenjhsieh. subscribe to Steven Hsieh's feed

Posted on: Jun 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Borrowing rates for federal student loans will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on Monday.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

S.C. pastor accused of abusing girls during 'private prayer' sessions.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Then he "backed away" and made a phone call instead of helping her, says victim.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Reproductive rights of Ohio's women hangs on pro-life governor John Kasich's decision.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

One analyst says he was bound by “no limitations.”

Posted on: Jun 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"We were wrong," the funding platform site said in a statement.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The claim was made during a meeting with residents who say the "cloudy, odd-tasting water" is making their children sick.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Republican Congressman's bill would phase out the exploitative practice.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Maria Del Socorro Quintero Perez, along with her two children, claim U.S. Border Patrol treats rock throwing as “deadly force,” allowing agents to respond with deadly gunfire.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The one-time presidential candidate: "I think the American people are willing to give up some privacy in exchange for safety."

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Chris Simcox of the Minutemen once cried out against migrants for "jeering at little girls walking on their way to school."

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Working America demonstrates through dance the power of coworker collectivism.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Could this set a precedent?

Posted on: Jun 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

“I mean that’s why women of domestic violence don’t come forward."

Posted on: Jun 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"The district applied an arbitrary and illegitimate standard to target schools that are predominantly high in low-income and minority populations."

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Rep. John Fleming's amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act would make it more difficult to punish anti-gay behavior.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Because cops sure need another law to abuse!

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As if Bangladeshi workers did not have it bad enough.

Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Three marijuana publications are suing the state for first amendment violations.

Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Parents are outraged at Polk County School District's privacy violation.

Posted on: May 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Witnesses say Cary Ball, Jr. was unarmed when police opened fire, killing him.

Posted on: May 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Grown police officers allege that the unarmed teen looked at them funny.

Posted on: May 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The fetus stands practically no chance of survival.

Posted on: May 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"That's the way God set it up."

Posted on: May 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"Is the defense trying to prove Trayvon deserved to be killed by George Zimmerman because of the way he looked?"

Posted on: May 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" premieres today -- but the transcript hit the internet last night.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Don't try to rip off New Jersey drinkers.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"We are lucky that these attacks are so few and far between."

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Meanwhile, O'Reilly acts his usual bigoted self.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A Pentagon survey revealed 26,000 reports of sexual assault in the military in 2012.

Posted on: May 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

'Free the Press' activist group tries to raise $660 million to buy Tribune newspapers and turn them over to local communities.

Posted on: May 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As the hunger strike stretches into its 100th day, here are the four worst things about how the U.S. is handling the ongoing protest.

Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The report arrives in the midst of a national movement in the industry for better wages and the right to unionize.

Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Medical breakthrough brings us one step closer to tissue replacement therapy.

Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"When you attack one Muslim, you attack all Muslims," the note reportedly states.

Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Democrat lawmaker is trying to sell environmental legislation as "God's work" -- but is he pandering to religion to push progressive legislation?

Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Black voters turned out at a higher rate than whites for the first time in history

Posted on: May 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"I don't know why I kept looking for another. I already had 2 in my possession."

Posted on: May 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Attorneys representing the workers estimate that 100,000 warehouse workers are owed more than $100 million in back wages.

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