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: Jun 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Leader of France's far-right, xenophobic National Front party featured on the pages of America's premier news outlet.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Amnesty International report shows that women are some of the worst casualties in the war on drugs in Mexico.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Proposed legislation would create a "terrorist registry."

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A mosque, a Polish center and refugees have reportedly been targeted.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New report sheds light on how local contracts are boosting private profits from family detention.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Some are left asking, "What has happened to my home?"

Posted on: Jun 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The dramatic sit-in for gun laws relies on the discriminatory and misguided federal watchlisting system.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Legislation would have dramatically expanded FBI powers to conduct warrantless internet surveillance.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Rep. Betty McCollum leads a call for the U.S. to address grave abuses of Palestinian children.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Immigrant justice advocates say the latest sweeps do not make anyone safer.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New revelations raise questions about the FBI’s role in shaping Mateen’s lethal mindset.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Representatives advance legislation that makes it easier for the military to distribute military grade weapons to police.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Reuters and Washington Post have largely failed to challenge unverified claims by militaristic politicians.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trans and queer Latinx leaders are speaking out.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

By carefully managing the release of information, law enforcement appears to be shaping a politically convenient storyline.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

British-owned Serco was just given the green light to negotiate the opening of a family immigrant detention center in Texas.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Impacted communities warn against the unleashing of further violence through racist, anti-Muslim hate speech.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Rabbi Michael Lerner earns standing ovations in political speech denouncing anti-Muslim bigotry, war and racist policing.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Ban Ki-moon admits he bowed to pressure to remove the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen from a blacklist.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Urban Areas Security Initiative appears to be a slush fund for surveillance of activists and police militarization.