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: 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.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

The right’s takeover of the GOP mainstreamed a call to violence.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

With his lies about black people and the people of Jersey City, the question is why so many Americans want to believe him.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

There's a looming Supreme Court case designed to decimate public-sector unions.

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

The composure and toughness she demonstrated at the Benghazi hearing threatens a worldview rooted in patriarchy.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

Private companies are great, Bush said, 'because they can do whatever they want.' As president, he’d help them do just that.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

Democrats and Republicans alike have been fanboys of the 7th Ppresident of the U.S.

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