Newsletter: Alternet

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The Joke's on You: Are Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Lulling Americans Into Submission?

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 17:00
Over the past decade, political humor has proliferated not as a daring form of social commentary, but a reliable profit source.

18 Horrible Sex Tips for Men

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 17:00
Don't worry men, it's not just women who get terrible sex advice from trashy magazines.

Mooney: Are Conservatives Happier Than Liberals?

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 17:00
Conservatives tend to be just plain happier people than liberals are. That's seriously bad news for the left.

Not Even God Can Stop Teens from Having Sex: Do Evangelicals Finally Realize This?

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 17:00
Evangelical teens are having all kinds of secret sex with each other, and some adults are advocating for reality-based sex education rather than denial-based shamemongering.

Was Jerry Sandusky Really Hard-Wired to Be a Pedophile -- Couldn't He Have Stopped Himself?

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 17:00
Brain biology may determine whether a person is a pedophile, but does it determine whether that person chooses to act on those impulses?

Revealed: Key Files on Big-Ticket Political Donations Vanish at Federal Election Commission

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 16:00
Top money and politics researchers discover that the FEC is quietly deleting information on fat-cat funders.

5 Ways to Fight Back Against Arizona's Racist Ethnic Studies Law

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 09:00
Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies hasn’t stopped organizers and educators in Tucson from fighting back against the law. Here’s how they’re doing it.

How A Koch-Affiliated Group Is Infiltrating State News Coverage in Mainstream Papers

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
Local papers can't afford to cover the state legislature, so a Koch-linked venture is happy to help.

Multi-Millionaire Admits: The Government Helped Make Me Rich

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
In this excerpt from Miller and Lapham's book, Jerry Fiddler says he couldn't have built his multi-billion dollar company without massive govt. help.

The New Totalitarianism: How American Corporations Have Made America Like the Soviet Union

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
Free-market capitalism was supposed to save us from the tyranny of faceless apparatchiks. But that's not what happened.

John Robbins: Life on the Frontlines of the Food Revolution

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
Author John Robbins talks about the science of soy, meat production, our "disease care system," and how MLK Jr. influenced his work.

Imagine Never Having to Have Your Period Again? The Truth About Menstruation

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
Many women don't know that they can stop their periods.

How to Get People to Go After Bankers and Financiers and Stop Attacking Public Employees

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
Bill Moyers talks to experienced organizers Stephen Lerner and Bill Fletcher, Jr. about what it will take to really revitalize the labor movement.

New York Activists Blockade Foreclosure Auctions to Stop Banks Selling Homes

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
In each of the five boroughs of New York City, each week, there's a foreclosure auction. And this week, community activists turned up to try and stop it.

Crushed Homes, Violent Killings: Why the Boycott Israel Movement Is Pushing Into the Mainstream

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
Mainstream institutions are finally beginning to embrace the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement targeting Israeli violations of human rights.

So-Called Fiscal Cliff Is Baloney; Our Economy Can Recover if Obama Focuses on What We Really Need: Jobs!

Segunda, 16/07/2012 - 06:00
Talk about deficits and tax cuts distracts us from the great New Deal lesson: An economy recovers when people go back to work.

How Banks and Politicians Let One Company Come Back from the Dead to Keep Abusing Workers

Domingo, 15/07/2012 - 21:00
One sweatshop steel company endangered workers, stiffed creditors, got government contracts--and when caught, simply wiped its slate clean with bankruptcy.

America's Own Pet Terror Organization Gets a Very Special Treatment

Domingo, 15/07/2012 - 12:00
The Huffington Post publishes, and then deletes, a post by a MeK spokesman. What does this tell us about Terrorism?

The Shocking Truth About Joe Paterno, Penn State and Governor Tom Corbett

Domingo, 15/07/2012 - 12:00
After 7 months, 400 interviews and the review of more than 3.5 million documents, Louis Freeh has completed his report on the dark underside of Penn State University.

Combatting Anti-Gay Bullying Through Young Adult Fiction

Domingo, 15/07/2012 - 11:00
After raising awareness about coming out and bullying through activism, one writer turns to raising awareness through fiction.