Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a columnist for The American Prospect and a freelance writer. Follow her on Twitter: @addiestan.

 

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President Trump waves as he arrives for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill on May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Views
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Trump’s Authoritarian Grip Tightens
In every issue where America has made progress over the course of the last decade, the Trump administration is rolling back those gains with alarming speed. While it’s tempting to think of this regression as a return to an earlier time—a dirtier, more racist, more sexist, less compassionate America...
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Counterprotesters gathered in the streets of downtown Charlottesville on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 to stand against the "Unite the Right" rally, which was later cancelled by police. Views
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
White Supremacist Chaos In Charlottesville Is Just the Beginning
Arriving in downtown Charlottesville about a half-hour before the scheduled noon start time for the Unite the Right rally on Saturday, it was clear that violence was inevitable. I rode past a throng of men with semiautomatic rifles slung across their backs, and a group of left-wing...
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Very Dangerous Times: Press Attacked by Authoritarian White House
If there were ever a doubt that a traitor now occupies the Oval Office, Tuesday’s assault on the exercise of a free press, guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States, should dispel it. This particular attack was prompted by a screw-up at CNN, a favorite punching-bag for President Donald J...
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Sunday, February 26, 2017
CPAC Dispatch: A Carefully Constructed Attack on the Media
WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday, Feb. 22, a young man boarded the complimentary shuttle at Washington, DC’s Union Station headed for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) taking place in suburban Maryland at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Talking excitedly to his...
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Warren Silenced: The Patriarchy Strikes Back
There’s nothing the patriarchy hates more than a woman who’s got a point to make, especially a powerful point to make against the man the white patriarchy means to install in the highest law-enforcement office in the land. And the patriarchy really is not down with the fact that the point was...
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Saturday, August 27, 2011
5 Reasons Progressives Should Treat Ron Paul with Extreme Caution
There are few things as maddening in a maddening political season as the warm and fuzzy feelings some progressives evince for Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, the Republican presidential candidate. "The anti-war Republican," people say, as if that's good enough.
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