Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a columnist at The American Prospect, and AlterNet's former Washington bureau chief. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

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.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check

We must remember that the Catholic Church is losing members and desperately needs to remake its image.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check

Defense authorization bill won’t include Sen. Kristen Gillibrand's measure to remove reporting of sexual assault from chain of command—despite having bipartisan support.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In his speech to Howard University students, one of the Kentucky senator's oratorical choices was most confounding: T.S. Eliot's poem, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock."

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In a speech at Howard University, the Kentucky senator tried to change his record on the Civil Rights Act and explained to an African American audience all the great things the GOP has done for them.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

To help America's neediest, we've got to raise tax rates on corporations and wealthy Americans back to the levels they paid in 2001.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

At the Mason Temple in Memphis, labor and civil rights leaders gathered to commemorate the anniversary of Martin Luther King's final speech.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Tradition, Family & Property, a far-right Catholic group born of opposition to land reform in Brazil, recruits young men and schools them in medieval combat.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's a potential big opportunity for non-union employers.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

When right-wingers from every corner of the movement gather in one place, you hear a lot of crazy stuff -- about slavery, booty calls and grocery bags, for starters.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In her speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Palin whistled for the birther crowd, made a joke about her 'rack' and anointed herself the right's king-maker.