Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's democracy and voting rights. He is the author of several books on elections and the co-author of Who Controls Our Schools: How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and the Charter School Industry (AlterNet eBook, 2016). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Democrats and progressives turned to wider and more reputable sources.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's a setup to create a pretext to newly police the voting process.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A third of voters remain hardcore, unapologetic fans.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Were they working in parallel or together?

Posted on: Jul 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Retaking the House in 2018 slows the GOP. Only governors can stop GOP gerrymanders and political monopolies through 2031.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The NEA draws a firm line against non-local, corporate-run education franchises.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"I knew this bill was unfixable. What I didn't count on was that it would get worse."

Posted on: Jul 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Ten experts analyze the situation.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Two student borrowers have taken legal action against the Department of Education as well.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Looking beyond the buffoonish politics of the moment exposes the darker reality of what Kobach is really up to.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Yale historian Timothy Snyder asserts that Trump's ties to Russia are far deeper and more dangerous than campaign collusion.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Kansas Secretary of State is at the forefront of GOP efforts to suppress Democratic votes and deport immigrants.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

McConnell’s bill will turn a nation with plenty of hardship into an even harsher place.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Assembly can still take up the bill, says the California Nurses Association.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"We are continuing to feel the Bern."

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The right-wing culture wars are back and ascendant at the Department of Education.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As Mitch McConnell scrambles for votes in the Senate, protesters target Republican senators in 10 states.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to the media narrative, wealthier whites, not poorer ones, formed the GOP’s 2016 voter base.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"Sometimes, Trump can’t even keep his untruths straight," the NYT reports.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

“The ACA is not repealed. Health care for poor people, kids, the disability community and seniors is."