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: Sep 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Thomas Ricks' book is the latest offering history's lessons in our dangerous time.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In San Francisco, Sanders pushes Medicare-for-all and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom revives statewide single-payer push.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The party is already lining up to blame the Vermont senator if Graham-Cassidy passes.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Senator Lindsey Graham says, "Hell no to Berniecare" as his bill takes aim.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The union representing 11,000 DHS officials files a Supreme Court brief and wants to resume vetting refugees.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Trump administration ignores hard data proving refugees benefit the country economically.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A globally reviled leader makes his UN debut and lectures about mismanagement.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

From Trump’s “election integrity” commission to Mitch McConnell, the GOP targets the levers of power.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Twelve million people who bought insurance on Obamacare exchanges could be affected.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"The future existence of the middle-class hinges on whether we reverse the trends of growing racial economic inequality."

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Sixteen senators are co-sponsoring the bill. Will the rest of the party follow suit?

Posted on: Sep 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

An admirable policy effort needs some shoring up on how to pay for the legislation.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Why aren't they focusing on the anti-democratic practices that split the Democratic Party?

Posted on: Sep 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Reporters and tweeting election experts take the change-the-topic bait as the Russia evidence trail grows.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

“Everyone is covered. Nobody goes broke."

Posted on: Sep 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

More than half of the island is now homeless.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

McCain said he's ready to vote yes on a bill gutting health safety nets.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Six snapshots of who DACA recipients are: strivers, hard-working, responsible, honest, vetted—and more than half are women.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump's actions will drive millions of Latino voters to the Democrats for decades.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

An apple a day? Forget it. Try four cups of coffee and olive-oil laced dark chocolate.