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Marcia G. Yerman is a writer, activist, artist and curator based in New York City. Her articles--profiles, interviews, reporting and essays--focus on women's issues, the environment, human rights, the arts and culture. Her writing has been published at Women News Network, Huffington Post, AlterNet, The Women's Media Center, Daily Kos, and The Raw Story--among others.

Marcia ico-founded CultureID, a platform for those doing work in the cultural arena with political/social intent and content. It is archived at CultureID.org.

Having served as a consultant to non-profit organizations and the business sector, Marcia is active in the new media space, recognizing it as a force for building relationships to bring awareness to social justice issues.

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Saturday, April 5, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
XL Pipeline: Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros
(3 comments) Koch Brothers are being asked to reveal to Congress and the American people what their stake in the XL Pipeline is.

Sunday, March 9, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Safe Climate Caucus Pumps Up Advocacy and Action
The Safe Climate Caucus, led by Rep. Henry Waxman, is going outside the beltway for traction on climate change.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Conversation with Dudley Charles
An interview with Guyanese artist Dudley Charles about his life and work.

Thursday, February 27, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Exxon CEO Wants to Keep Fracking Out of His Backyard
(1 comments) ExxonMobil CEO, Rex Tillerson, leads the company with the biggest traction on fracking in America, but doesn't want it in his backyard.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Madeleine Albright: We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers
(5 comments) Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright talks about why climate change is both a national and international issue.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
India, Human Rights, and the Bhullar Case
(2 comments) Is India using the judicial system to oppress Sikhs? What does the Bhullar Case tell us about human rights in this county?

Sunday, December 8, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature
(2 comments) Dartmouth College has been on the cutting edge of research about how climate change is impacting the environment.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Toxic Hot Seat" Ignites Awareness
A new documentary looks at the chemicals that are in our furniture and our homes.

Sunday, November 17, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Should the Media Deny the Denier?
(1 comments) Is it censorship or false balance? Some newspapers are refusing to run letters to the editor which deny climate change. Other outlets gave more traction to the reaction of climate deniers to the IPCC Report.

Friday, October 25, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Sports and Health: What Price Glory?
An examination of the win at all costs sports philosophy that is impacting the health of athletes from the Pros down to the youth leagues.

Sunday, October 20, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist
A review of the new book about ground breaking artist Paula Modersohn-Becker focusing on her life, her art, and her struggles as a woman.

Sunday, September 8, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Fall Climate Change Preview
(2 comments) Top concerns for the environment going into Fall.

Monday, September 2, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Keystone Pipeline Is An Environmental Justice Issue
(1 comments) How communities of color and low-income are disproportionately saddled with the health impacts of pollution

Sunday, August 11, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Climate Change "In Our Backyards"
(4 comments) The science behind Climate Change is given to the EPW Senate committe.

Friday, August 2, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Targets Climate Change
(1 comments) First speech by new head of the EPA, Gina McCarthy, outlines her agenda. Climate deniers beware!

Thursday, July 25, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Small Businesses Support President Obama's Climate Plan
Small business people speak out about their support of Gina McCarthy & the need for a sustainable economy.

Sunday, July 21, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Empathy Gap between Us and Them
(1 comments) A long-standing sense of "otherness" keeps us from empathy for those who are different.

Friday, June 28, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
President Obama Vows To Cut Pollution
(4 comments) An overview of Obama's June 25th Climate Change speech at Georgetown University.

Thursday, June 27, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bob Inglis: Conservatives Have A Climate Solution
(1 comments) Former Rep. Bob Inglis lost his seat to a Tea Party candidate when he refused to deny climate change.

Sunday, June 2, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Redefining Cancer Survivorship
(2 comments) Two women working to support female survivors of cancer. June 2 is National Cancer Survivors Day.

Friday, May 10, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mother's Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change
(3 comments) Women representatives of the Safe Climate Caucus on why they are pro-active on Climate Change.

Thursday, May 2, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Air Quality Awareness Week
(1 comments) Air Quality Awareness Week Hopes to Bring the spotlight on air pollution

Tuesday, April 30, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"A Woman of Interest": Murder in Arizona
(1 comments) A woman's memoir about dealing with the murder of her husband, being a suspect, and coming through to the other side.

Monday, April 22, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Politics as Usual at Gina McCarthy Hearings
(1 comments) A report on the Gina McCarthy hearings

Saturday, March 30, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bicameral Task Force Tackles Climate Change
(1 comments) Democrats Create a Task Force on Climate Change while Republicans Continue to Deny the science.

Saturday, March 16, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Sequester Dirties the Air
(1 comments) Most people know how the sequester may affect the military budget or social safety nets, but few are aware of the impacts on the air we breathe.

Thursday, February 28, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"ExxonMobil Hates Your Children" and This Ad
(5 comments) ExxonMobil muscles out a green ad that calls them to task for their business practices.

Saturday, February 16, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Should Big Oil Receive Taxpayer Subsidies?
(3 comments) A look at how Big Oil is getting tax subsides from the taxpayers that if removed could help bring down the deficit.

Friday, February 15, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
New Study: High Pollution=Low Birth Weight=Unhealthy Babies
(1 comments) A new global study shows the correlation between air pollution and low birth weight.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
New York City Exhibit Features Artists of Guyanese Heritage
(1 comments) Art Exhibit in NYC examines the influence of Guyanese roots on the visual expression of 12 artists.

Friday, January 11, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Fracking Causes Friction In "Promised Land"
(1 comments) This is an overview of the new film "Promised Land", which deals with a community evaluating the pros and cons of fracking. There is also additional information about fracking.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Conversation with Painter Kendall Shaw
(3 comments) A conversation with 88 year old painter Kendall Shaw, who is a piece of New York City art history.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Clean Air Hangs Off The Fiscal Cliff
(1 comments) What the fiscal cliff means and how it will impact the environment.

Sunday, November 18, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Other Israel Film Festival" Tackles Complex Issues
(2 comments) An overview of the opening night of the "Other Israel Film Festival." Article includes introductory statements from actor Mandy Patinkin, as well as a review of the film screened, "Sharqiya."

Saturday, November 10, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Sweet Dreams" - Reconciliation in Rwanda at DocNYC
(1 comments) A Documentary Film Festival in NYC features the story of how women from both sides of the genocide in Rwanda make a new start.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Portrait of Activism: "How to Survive a Plague"
A Lesson for Election Day. An overview of the documentary "How to Survive a Plague" by David France. A primer on activism and the importance of individual action.

Saturday, November 3, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Virginia's Wayne Powell: An Environmental Profile In Courage
(4 comments) Wayne Powell, Challenger to Eric Cantor, speaks openly about the environment, big oil and coal donors, and climate change.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Environment, The Election, Money and the Koch Brothers
(1 comments) The influence of the Koch Brothers on the 2012 Election and the Environment

Friday, October 12, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
When Did Protecting the Environment Become a Partisan Issue?
(4 comments) A profile of two men from different ideological backgrounds that agreed on the importance of protecting the environment.

Monday, October 1, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Homeland" Probes Terrorism and the Existential Threat
(5 comments) An overview of the second season of Homeland, including an interview by executive producer Alex Gansa.

Friday, August 24, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Artist as Dissident -- "Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry"
(1 comments) An overview of the documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" and a Q & A with the director Alison Klayman.