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: May 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The hardest hit will be people 55 and above not yet on Medicare.

Posted on: May 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Corporate education reformers say they are on a civil right mission but don't address poverty?

Posted on: May 24, 2017, Source: AlterNet

For sale: oil reserves, mineral rights and power lines.

Posted on: May 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney’s remarks show they aren’t operating in the real world. Not even close.

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A rare pro-democracy ruling from the court before Neil Gorsuch was seated.

Posted on: May 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"A lot of stuff could have already happened."

Posted on: May 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Republican Party platform lays out an agenda that could sail through Congress.

Posted on: May 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Charter schools, voucher programs, private school tax subsidies and more.

Posted on: May 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Lev Leviev's diamond empire stretches from Angola to Moscow, London and Amsterdam.

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Are ex-Trump campaign aides cooperating with the FBI?

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Dutch TV did what no American TV network dares, suggesting Trump's past includes illegal racketeering.

Posted on: May 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Investigating campaign collusion is not exactly the FBI’s expertise, but organized crime is.

Posted on: May 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A nationwide survey reveals the sorry state of middle America.

Posted on: May 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Everyone knows this isn't about Hillary's emails.

Posted on: May 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

President nominates 10 judges to the federal bench, the first step in a right-wing corporate takeover.

Posted on: May 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Determination aside, Democrats will need double-digit victory margins.

Posted on: May 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Chicago's political elite have fallen under the spell of the charter industry’s billionaire sponsors—and the results spell disaster for K-12 education.

Posted on: May 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The good news is that the reception in the Senate is decidedly cold.

Posted on: May 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

All Democrats voted no; 20 Republicans joined them. This bill is far from a done deal.

Posted on: May 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Americans getting health care at work can also see benefit cuts.

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