Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's retirement crisis, the low-wage economy, democracy and voting rights, and campaigns and elections. He is the author of "Count My Vote: A Citizen's Guide to Voting" (AlterNet Books, 2008). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Jul 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Nevermind that Boehner’s lawsuit and impeachment are going nowhere.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The other Palestinian territory is saying enough is enough.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Government regulators are pondering what levels are safe for sale.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

War and violence show how little humanity has learned since World War II.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Two federal appeals courts. Two opposite rulings Tuesday. Stay tuned.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Tech attendees probably have no idea of many speakers' repugnant pasts.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When progressives fight for working Americans they can win, Warren tells crowd.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Washington Post predicts the Republicans will win big this fall.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Since when is the freedom to sell more stuff online a pro-consumer cause?

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Instead of being embarrassed, the state GOP says this is business as usual.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Young male voters are drawn to Libertarian positions on social issues.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Republican stalwarts have had enough of True The Vote's silly, paranoid allegations.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These beer-swilling, racist, movie junkie, misogynist and plain-jane Libertarians might just help Dems keep the Senate.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Despite implementation obstacles, millions of people are being helped.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

She’s feeding Potter fans crumbs, but they’ll take it.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new book, Unreasonable Men, charts how progressivism swept the GOP.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The anti-corruption crusader will have millions to try to elect reformers to the House.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Top Democrats ignore two-thirds of Californians who wanted a fracking moratorium.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New analyses show that where guns are plentiful, they get used.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As term closes, the court hands down a trio of misogynist, pro-corporate rulings.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Court’s right-wingers undermine reproductive rights and union organizing.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Christian businesses don't have to provide contraception under Obamacare.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Court's conservatives deliver for the anti-union business community.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

They put right-wing ideology first—and voters don’t like it.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A catalog of predatory practices from geek gadget retailer KlearGear.com.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Chief Justice John Roberts writes another opinion for the religious right.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A libertarian professor cries foul, as if the Kochs are apolitical.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A major privacy ruling comes after police fishing expeditions.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Why an anti-corruption SuperPAC could succeed where reformers and Democrats failed.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America’s obsession with guns is hitting new levels of craziness and public disgust.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The state is sinking in more ways than one.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Amazon gives millions to local causes in the city of Seattle but will not raise hourly pay for its legions of warehouse workers across the country.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Republican warmongers are beating their drum again.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

How many ways have they been caught lying?

Posted on: Jun 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Their struggles are not far removed from those of millions of Americans.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Americans die from guns because Congress is "terrified" of the NRA.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The best coaches draw on some of the same tools as therapists.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New gun control efforts are forcing the NRA to change its strategy.

Posted on: May 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

No wonder the Republicans are scared of her running for president.

Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The right-wingers want to simplify executing mentally retarded people.

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