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Alex Pareene

In Defense of Nepotism and Classism at the New York Times

Keli Goff | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
Keli Goff

I've been hard pressed to identify mainstream news outlets that qualify as bastions of true liberalism, actively devoted to advancing basic liberal principles such as racial and economic equality. I was reminded of this upon reading a recent column by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Could 'Women Against Guns' Be As Powerful As Mothers Against Drunk Driving?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 02.16.2013 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

We should follow the lead of another group of outraged women, Mother Against Drunk Drivers, and, if nothing else, make owning a gun as socially unacceptable as driving drunk. Both can kill.

Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

92nd Street Y | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Bob Roberts: 20th Anniversary Screening took place on November 9, 2012 at 92YTribeca. After watching the political cult classic, the panel featuring t...

Biggest Surprises From the 2012 Election

92nd Street Y | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Bob Roberts: 20th Anniversary Screening took place on November 9, 2012 at 92YTribeca. In this clip, the panel featuring the Daily Show's Larry Wilmor...

Would a Koch Takeover of Cato Make War With Iran More Likely?

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

The drumbeat for war in Iran is getting louder, but opposition is coming from a seemingly unlikely source: the Cato Institute. This libertarian think ...

Jason Linkins

Alex Chilton Was Uninsured At The Time Of His Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Alex Pareene highlights a sad footnote in the long and loving profile of recently-deceased Big Star frontman Alex Chilton that ran in the April 7 edit...

Alex Pareene Leaving Gawker To Join Salon

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Well, we told you earlier today about the sudden activity in the New York job market, and here's yet another move: Alex Pareene is leaving Gawker and ...

Jason Linkins

Barack Obama Goes On Trial Today In Kooky Harlem Church

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hey kids! Did you know that President Barack Obama is on trial today? It's true! See, apparently, Columbia University sold Obama his college degree...

Alessandra Stanley: No Credibility

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Stanley's error -- attributing the slogan "the best political team on television" to MSNBC and not CNN -- is so egregious, and leaps off the page at the reader who is even remotely familiar with this stuff.