Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a columnist at The American Prospect, and editor of Clarion, the newspaper of Professional Staff Congress-CUNY, a New York City labor union. The views expressed here are her own. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

Posted on: Jun 15, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

As the LGBT and Latino communities mourned, right-wing religionists pounced to exploit the moment.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

A woman has just won the presidential nomination of a major political party. For all the women who come after her, that’s a good thing.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

"The party of Lincoln wants to win the White House," Mitch McConnell told Meet the Press.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The Koch brothers love Speaker Ryan and hate Donald Trump. But if Trump is the only game in town, the Koch network needs him.

Posted on: May 12, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

This should be campaign suicide, but Trump may still get the vote of the women he offends.

Posted on: May 10, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The presumptive GOP nominee is reviving Patrick Buchanan's legacy of bigotry.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The blustery billionaire could lose the biggest game of his life—to a woman.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

Remember that plan to broaden the party’s appeal to non-whites?

Posted on: Apr 13, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The Vatican’s invitation to Sanders isn’t the first time a papal confidante undermined a female candidate in a U.S. presidential race.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

In his new book, E.J. Dionne explains how GOP party leaders indulged the extreme right’s absurd thinking in exchange for control of Congress. Now they’re paying the price.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

They've got the machinery in place to run a presidential candidacy. All that's missing is the candidate.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

With the endorsements of Jeb Bush and Lindsey Graham, the anti-Trump is poised to reshape the GOP in his own way.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

Americans revel in entertainment violence, so it’s not surprising that Trump has carved a path to victory in part by aggression.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

The essence of Donald Trump’s motivation — and alas, his appeal — is the annihilation of the democratic process.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

“I grab and grab and grab! You know, I get greedy; I want money, money!” The crowd roars.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

Between Trump's misogyny and Sanders's demeaning of Planned Parenthood, this presidential contest is all about the role of women in society.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

It’s not just Megyn Kelly’s questions that so frighten the Republican presidential frontrunner; it’s her gender.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

Beyond the politics of resentment is the Calvinist notion that the frontrunner’s wealth marks him as God’s anointed.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

This presidential election could show how private capital and secrecy conspired to take the political process away from the American people.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

But why stop with women’s bodies? Let’s look at fundamental discrimination against women across society.

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