Stories by Sarah Lazare

Sarah Lazare is a staff writer for AlterNet. A former staff writer for Common Dreams, she coedited the book About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War. Follow her on Twitter [email protected] subscribe to Sarah Lazare's feed

Posted on: Aug 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Governor Paul LePage called people of color the "enemy."

Posted on: Aug 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Weeks after false reports of gunfire led to police crackdown at JFK, panic at LAX as cops tackle man in Zorro costume.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Inspired by Occupy Wall Street, Janet Wilson is helping transform vacant buildings into thriving community centers.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Will we think twice about what we say online?

Posted on: Aug 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The only solution for expanding access to the life-saving EpiPen is to reduce the price.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pakistani-American 12-year-old was bullied by classmates, and then criminalized by administrators.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Over 100 people staged a picket near the Beverly Hills estate of billionaire media mogul Haim Saban.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Environmental toxicology report ties elevated levels of lead in children to bombings and ammunition.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The George W. Bush appointee filed a hateful injunction.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The thousands locked up in immigration facilities will not be helped.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Civil rights organizations are pursuing a novel strategy to stop the Baltimore Police Department's dragnet surveillance.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Univision announced the $135 million deal on Thursday.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There are nearly 29,000 DOD contractors in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The DOJ's announcement is being met with considerable fanfare, but the plan will not reduce number of people in prison.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

While authorities refuse to release body camera footage, police are smearing the man they killed.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Vernon Majors is accused of terrorizing his neighbors with racist attacks while police stood aside.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Cheering and clapping for the Olympic games was mistaken for gunfire and fighting, triggering a multi-agency 'counter-terror' response.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sheriff David Clarke is declaring war on the black youth his city has failed.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Human rights campaigners are calling members of Congress to block the massive deal in light of war crimes.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

After two years of war, the military refuses to disclose how many American boots are on on the ground.

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