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Marcia G. Yerman is a writer, activist, and artist 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 by the New York Times, Women News Network, Huffington Post, NextTribe, AlterNet, The Women's Media Center, and The Raw Story--among others.

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Dr. Robert Bullard, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 2, 2013
The Keystone Pipeline Is An Environmental Justice Issue How communities of color and low-income are disproportionately saddled with the health impacts of pollution
smoke stacks = carbon tax?, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 28, 2013
"ExxonMobil Hates Your Children" and This Ad ExxonMobil muscles out a green ad that calls them to task for their business practices.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 30, 2013
"A Woman of Interest": Murder in Arizona A woman's memoir about dealing with the murder of her husband, being a suspect, and coming through to the other side.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 15, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King: Healing Words in Troubled Times Dr. King understood that everything was connected. He was aware of the issue of Environmental Justice before it had a name.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 24, 2014
2015 Climate-Change Forecast An op-ed on the concerns facing the environment when the 2015 Congress kicks in.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 21, 2017
"Trumping Democracy" -- New Documentary Traces Trump's Election Win A look at the new documentary by Thomas Huchon about how Trump captured the presidency with digital tools, dark money, and a network of players with common ideological goals.
Carrie Fisher: A Life On the Edge, From InText
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 24, 2019
Carrie Fisher's Turbulent Journey Sheila Weller's biography of Carrie Fisher examines her struggle with bipolar disorder and drug addiction, her tremendous creativity, and her dysfunctional Hollywood family.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 5, 2014
Republican Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change Republican Mayor Jim Brainard of Carmel, Indiana talks about why climate change is real and how he is preparing his city.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 12, 2018
Fracking Colorado is a Health Justice Issue A low-income community is fighting back against the placing of a fracking field near its school.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 9, 2014
A Conversation with Freddy Rodriguez A Conversation with artist Freddy Rodriguez about his life and his work.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 3, 2012
Virginia's Wayne Powell: An Environmental Profile In Courage Wayne Powell, Challenger to Eric Cantor, speaks openly about the environment, big oil and coal donors, and climate change.
Gina McCarthy, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 2, 2013
New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Targets Climate Change First speech by new head of the EPA, Gina McCarthy, outlines her agenda. Climate deniers beware!
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"Our Future, Our Choice" -- On the Ground at the People's Climate March An on the ground look at the People's Climate March in New York City.
Climate Change, From FlickrPhotos
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Trump Gets Challenged on Climate Change Censorship Trump and Scott Pruitt are trying to gag EPA workers, telling them not to use phrases like "climate change."
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 26, 2017
State Senator Jeff Klein: Hero or Goat? While the rest of the country is dealing with the daily breaking news of "Trumpland," New York State has its own political drama which is picking up steam. It's all about Albany politics, specifically the State Senate. Eight elected Democrats have joined a group called the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC). Under the tutelage of State Senator Jeffrey Klein, they have formed a coalition with Republicans.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Massachusetts AG Maura Healey: Protecting the Environment Massachusetts AG Maura Healey is fighting to protect the environment through legal means.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 6, 2015
New Environmental Justice Tool from the EPA A look at the new EPA tool that will help grass roots activists change the face of Environmental Justice.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Military Battles Climate Change The military is sounding the call about how climate change adds to international instability, national concerns, and much more. Sen. James Inhofe, climate denier, still doesn't agree.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 17, 2019
"At War" (En Guerre): A French Look at Labor Relations A French film directed by Stephane Brize looks at the conflict between union workers and their bosses.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 21, 2017
"The UnAmerican Struggle" New Documentary Looks at Bigotry in Trumpland Hate has always been part of the American psyche. Trump and his administration have reacted this.
Pete Buttigieg Interviewed by Ben Rhodes at J Street 2019, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 7, 2019
On the Ground at J Street Conference 2019 An on the ground look at the 2019 J Street Conference.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Climate Change and the Media The media is not doing a great job on covering the issue of climate change. Media Matters for America recently released a report with the stats.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 10, 2016
Beat the Pollution with the Plume Air App The Plume Air App helps you track air pollution on a hyperlocal level. The brainchild of Romain Lacombe, Open Data is of key concern to him.
Ellen Weider, From ImagesAttr
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Ellen Weider: Drypoints in a Digital Age A look at how printmaker Ellen Weider uses the process of drypoint.
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Urge Pepsi To Stop Guzzling Tar Sands! A social media campaign to push Pepsi to stop using tar sands oil in their trucking fleet.
Mother and Daughter in China, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 29, 2016
"Time To Choose" A review of the new documentary "Time To Choose" which presents our options to prevent total climate change by getting off of fossil fuels.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 20, 2014
Egon Schiele: Portraits at Neue Galerie A review of the Egon Schiele exhibit of portraits at the Neue Galerie in New York City, with an interview by the show's curator Alessandra Comini.
Hope Gap, From InText
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"Hope Gap" A Marriage Crumbles A look at the recently released movie, "Hope Gap," with Annette Bening and Bill Nighy
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 15, 2014
India, Human Rights, and the Bhullar Case Is India using the judicial system to oppress Sikhs? What does the Bhullar Case tell us about human rights in this county?
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 1, 2012
"Homeland" Probes Terrorism and the Existential Threat An overview of the second season of Homeland, including an interview by executive producer Alex Gansa.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Love Thy Nature: From Film to Movement The documentary "Love Thy Nature" has had nearly 300 screenings in theaters, universities, libraries, non-profit venues, and community centers around the world. It's building an educational movement to get people more in touch with nature.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 20, 2017
Scott Pruitt's Denial of Climate Change is Out of Touch Currently, 70 percent of Americans believe that global warming is happening. The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication Opinion Map proves it.
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Abortion: Stories Women Tell A look at abortion in Missouri, from both sides of the issues.
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 10, 2018
Campaign Rally in Brooklyn Showcases IDC Resistance New York grassroots progressives are pushing back against the IDC caucus -- which is a group of rogue Democrats who caucus with the Republicans.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Interview with Jill Stein -- Green Party Candidate for President An interview with the Green Party candidate for President, Dr. Jill Stein.
Don Hooton (l) and (r) Curtis Wenzlaff, 2004, Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 25, 2013
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.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 18, 2017
"Climate of Hope" Offers Cities, Businesses and Citizens as Drivers of Climate Action A look at the new book by Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope stating that cities will be the impetus for environmental action.
Secretary Clinton Launches the .100 Women Initiative: Empowering Women and Girls through International Exchanges., From FlickrPhotos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton and The F-Word The relationship between Hillary Clinton, feminism, and the women's vote.
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 6, 2016
Mike Pence: No Friend to Women (And Lots of Others Folks!) Mike Pence has been a disaster for women, The LGBTQ community, immigrants, Planned Parenthood, and a host of others!
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 11, 2013
Climate Change "In Our Backyards" The science behind Climate Change is given to the EPW Senate committe.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 28, 2016
Toxic Air in Oregon Attributed to Stained Glass Industry Donald Trump and other Republicans want to get rid of the EPA. See what happened in Oregon.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Reducing Energy, Saving Money, Creating Jobs and Staying Safe A look at the recent Food and Water Watch report: Building Climate Justice Investing in Energy Efficiency for a Fair and Just Transition.
Maya Angelou at Clinton inauguration, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 17, 2017
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise A documentary looking at the life and art of Maya Angelou.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 29, 2015
"Keep It in the Ground" Keeps Up the Pressure Stats from the last ten years show that almost 25 percent of American emissions have resulted from the fossil fuels that were burned as a result of federal leases. That number translates to a contribution of 4 percent of global emissions.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 12, 2017
P.S. Jerusalem: Danae Elon Returns Home A look at the documentary "P.S. Jerusalem" by documentary filmmaker Danae Elon. Her three years in Jerusalem, her childhood home, with her family.
Slide at WECAN conference, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 5, 2015
"I'm Living in a Sacrifice Zone" -- Women Speak Out for Climate Justice On the ground coverage of the WECAN event,"Women Speak: Climate Justice on the Road to Paris and Beyond."
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 8, 2013
Fall Climate Change Preview Top concerns for the environment going into Fall.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 11, 2015
American Petroleum Institute Ads Target Smog Rules Big Oil is running an ad campaign to try and convince Americans they don't need regulations against smog.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 16, 2019
"Imprisoned": Film Combines Social Justice with Love Story "Imprisoned" looks at the issues of the Prison-Industrial Complex, combining action and a love story.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 26, 2016
Moving Forward with Grassroots Activism A look at how grassroots activism can make a difference during the Trump era.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 14, 2016
Unmarried Women Have the Power to Decide the 2016 Election 2012 exit polls confirmed that women were 53 percent of all voters. Now unmarried women voters are poised to influence the election.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 22, 2019
"Jihadists""--"-Documentary Looks at Islamic Terrorists A look at the Salafist sect of Islam, which believes in implementing Sharia law via violence.
Oskar Kokoschka:  Poster with Self-Portrait for 'Der Sturm' magazine, 1910, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 16, 2014
Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 A review of the Degenerate Art exhibit at the Neue Galerie in New York City.
Damage from Mining within the Grand Canyon., From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 11, 2016
The Grand Canyon Meets the Koch Brothers How the Koch Brothers have expanded their influence to the Grand Canyon, in an effort to promote uranium mining.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 29, 2016
Rep. Bettyann Sheats, Military Mom: Fighting Toxic Chemicals and Climate Change Rep. Bettyann Sheats from Maine shows how getting involved in hyperlocal issues can make a difference.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 5, 2016
Khizr Khan: America's 2016 Will Kane Why has Republican leadership refused to call out Trump for the demagogue that he is?
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 17, 2013
Should the Media Deny the Denier? 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.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 19, 2018
Lou Andreas-Salome', The Audacity to be Free A look at the new movie, "Lou Andreas-Salome, The Audacity to be Free."
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 20, 2013
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.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Women Fight for Climate Justice Around the World Women uniting across the globe for climate justice.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 5, 2014
XL Pipeline: Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros Koch Brothers are being asked to reveal to Congress and the American people what their stake in the XL Pipeline is.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 16, 2013
Should Big Oil Receive Taxpayer Subsidies? A look at how Big Oil is getting tax subsides from the taxpayers that if removed could help bring down the deficit.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Love Thy Nature: Rethinking Our Connections In documentary "Love Thy Nature,"director Sylvie Rokab shows why we need to reconnect to and work with nature.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 19, 2017
Peggy Shepard of WE ACT on Air Pollution, Asthma, and Environmental Justice An interview with Peggy Shepard of WE ACT for Environmental Justice on what the Trump administration means for communities of color.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 12, 2012
When Did Protecting the Environment Become a Partisan Issue? A profile of two men from different ideological backgrounds that agreed on the importance of protecting the environment.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 7, 2016
Is Your State Attorney General Undermining America's Clean Power Plan? Individual Attorneys General have been the recipients of a combined $2.8 million. There is an evident link between their actions and campaign donations from fossil fuel entities.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 9, 2015
The Myanmar Election and the Myitsone Dam 2015 Goldman Prize winner, Myint Zaw's efforts recount a simple tale of a fight for environmental justice against exploitation, with the goal of protecting a national treasure -- the Irrawaddy River.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 18, 2018
"Nelly""---"- New Film Looks at Life and Work of Canadian Writer A look at the movie "Nelly" which chronicles the life and work of French-Canadian writer Nelly Arcan.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 23, 2016
We Need the Environmental Protection Agency Now More Than Ever The reasons why we need the EPA and Scott Pruitt should not be confirmed as the EPA administrator.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 28, 2020
Covid-19 Takes Extreme Toll on Latinx Community A look at how COVID-19 is impacting the Latinx community.
Kari and Emma, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 21, 2019
A Child's Cancer Leads Mother to Demand Answers An Indiana mother looks for answers about toxic pollution when children in her community get rare cancers... including her daughter, who died.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 9, 2014
Post-Election: The Good, The Bad & The Future I look at what is on the environmental landscape for America as a result of the Midterm 2014 elections.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Chinese Dissident Wei JingSheng Featured at International Human Rights Art Festival in NYC At The International Human Rights Art Festival in NYC, activist Wei Jingsheng, who spent 18 years in Chinese, spoke about the connection between art and human rights.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 13, 2016
Divest to Invest: The New Global Movement The new movement toward divesting from fossil fuels, from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund to ordinary people.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 30, 2015
"Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life" A look at the new exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden, "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life"
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 15, 2013
New Study: High Pollution=Low Birth Weight=Unhealthy Babies A new global study shows the correlation between air pollution and low birth weight.
Friedel Dzubas,
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 28, 2014
Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters 1958 --1971 a review of the exhibit "Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters 1958-1971" examines the second-generation New York School of painters.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 20, 2014
Local Activism Pays Off Local activism paves the way for traction on larger issues. This worked for New York residents who galvanized against fracking.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 29, 2016
Sexual Assault On Campus: "We Believe You" A look at the epidemic of rape on campus, and the two women who started a movement to change the system.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Ana Baptista: "Children of Color Are the Most At-Risk Victims of Pollution" An interview with Environmental Justice activist Ana Baptista.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 21, 2017
March for Science Scientists and supporters of science will March for Science on April 22, Earth Day. America is lagging behind in graduating science majors and is too far ahead on climate deniers!
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 25, 2015
Campus SaVE Act Responds to College Campus Sexual Violence What the Campus SaVE Act Will Do for Students this fall on college campuses.
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 31, 2014
The Belarus Free Theatre: Committing Dangerous Acts Belarus has been under dictatorship for 14 years. This documentary tells the story of The Belarus Free Theatre.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 27, 2016
Interview with Jennifer Pozner: Media Critic, Author, Anti-Racist Feminist An interview with media activist Jennifer Pozner.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 27, 2017
Trump Puts Big Oil Over the American People Trump is reversing the Obama decisions on the Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines. There are plenty of conflicts going on. Follow the money.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 27, 2017
mark! Lopez Fights for East Los Angeles, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize mark! Lopez is a winner of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Award. He was chosen for his on-the-ground work to get justice for his community, poisoned by lead.
Lois Gibbs at Love Canal, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 23, 2014
"The Government Wouldn't Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself." ~ Lois Gibbs Lois Gibbs, housewife turned activist from Love Canal, is featured in the PBS doc "A Fierce Green Fire."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 10, 2012
"Sweet Dreams" - Reconciliation in Rwanda at DocNYC A Documentary Film Festival in NYC features the story of how women from both sides of the genocide in Rwanda make a new start.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 24, 2017
Bill de Blasio Holds Town Hall in Northwest Bronx A Town Hall in the Bronx with Mayor Bill de Blasio.
ERA Coalition, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 7, 2016
Equal Means Equal: Why the ERA Must Be Passed A look at why the Equal Rights Amendment must be passed. It is an important legal tool. The rights women have gained over the past few decades have been through laws and legislation, which can easily be overturned.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Koch Bros. "Fueling U.S. Forward" Takes Communities of Color Backwards The Koch Brothers are back with a new scheme. Pitching fossil fuels to minority communities via the slick website Fueling U.S. Forward.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Madeleine Albright: We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright talks about why climate change is both a national and international issue.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 27, 2014
Exxon CEO Wants to Keep Fracking Out of His Backyard ExxonMobil CEO, Rex Tillerson, leads the company with the biggest traction on fracking in America, but doesn't want it in his backyard.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Election 2016 Endgame: Vote! Election 2016 is of utmost importance to the environment. Your vote is essential!
Laly Cholak arrives on Capitol Hill to lobby Congress on behalf of the VFA, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 6, 2016
"After Fire" -- The Challenges Facing Women Veterans After Fire takes an on-the-ground look at how three female veterans are struggling to cope and move forward in the aftermath of their service.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 10, 2013
Mother's Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change Women representatives of the Safe Climate Caucus on why they are pro-active on Climate Change.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 13, 2013
New York City Exhibit Features Artists of Guyanese Heritage Art Exhibit in NYC examines the influence of Guyanese roots on the visual expression of 12 artists.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 7, 2016
Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox An anthology edited by Joanne Bamberger looks at different women's thoughts on Hillary Clinton.
Danielle, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 4, 2016
Kate Nace Day: Human Trafficking Activist Under our national law, anyone beneath the age of 18 who is sold for sex is a trafficking victim. Consent is irrelevant. But in many states, prostituted children are still arrested and treated as criminals.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 13, 2014
A Conversation with Derrick Adams An interview with African-American artist Derrick Adams about his life and his work.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Environment, The Election, Money and the Koch Brothers The influence of the Koch Brothers on the 2012 Election and the Environment
Destiny Watford, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Destiny Watford: Goldman Prize Winner from Baltimore Goldman Prize winner Destiny Watford shows that change can be made from the ground up.
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Emily May Gives a Hollaback! Against Street Harassment Emily May is leading Hollaback! to fight against street harassment around the world.
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"Toxic Hot Seat" Ignites Awareness A new documentary looks at the chemicals that are in our furniture and our homes.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 30, 2016
Filmmaker Gayle Kirschenbaum: Reconciling with Mother Filmmaker Gayle Kirschenbaum examines her difficult relationship with her mother, and finds healing and forgiveness.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 2, 2013
Redefining Cancer Survivorship Two women working to support female survivors of cancer. June 2 is National Cancer Survivors Day.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 20, 2020
"Mayor" - A View from Ramallah A documentary film about Mayor Musa Hadid of Ramallah, gives an on the ground look at life in occupied Palestine
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 21, 2013
The Empathy Gap between Us and Them A long-standing sense of "otherness" keeps us from empathy for those who are different.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Work of Artists Is Not Play A look at how creatives are treated in our society in terms of economic remuneration. Live coverage of two panels at the CUE Art Foundation in New York City.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard An article about artist Grace Graupe-Pillard, discussing her work and the events that have shaped her life.
Harriet Tubman, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 12, 2016
NARAL Pro-Choice Leadership Plays the Gender Card NARAL leaders Ilyse Hogue talks about the 2016 election, abortion, and the Gender Card.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond A review of the "Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond" exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. Featured are over 100 works by artists and collectives that either live or work in Brooklyn.
The Family, 1969, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio A review of the Marisol exhibit at El Museo del Barrio in New York City.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 25, 2013
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.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 28, 2013
President Obama Vows To Cut Pollution An overview of Obama's June 25th Climate Change speech at Georgetown University.
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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.
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Blake Morris: The Man Who Could Take Down Simcha Felder An interview with Blake Morris, who is challenging State Sen. Simcha Felder for a seat in Albany.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 16, 2013
Sequester Dirties the Air 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.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 8, 2013
Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature Dartmouth College has been on the cutting edge of research about how climate change is impacting the environment.
Heather Booth: Changing the World, From Uploaded
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­Lilly Rivlin: Artist as Truth Seeker An interview with filmmaker Lilly Rivlin, and an overview of her top documentaries.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 11, 2013
Fracking Causes Friction In "Promised Land" 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.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 4, 2016
Texas Vs. Women's Reproductive Rights The Supreme Court has been asked to review a June 2015 ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which upheld a law that would bolt the doors to 3/4 of the abortion clinics in Texas. This would leave the state's women, in an area of 268,820 square miles, without ready access to abortion that was "safe and legal."
Bob Inglis, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 27, 2013
Bob Inglis: Conservatives Have A Climate Solution Former Rep. Bob Inglis lost his seat to a Tea Party candidate when he refused to deny climate change.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Martin O'Malley: Where Is He on the Environment? A look at Democratic Presidential candidate Martin O'Malley and his environmental record.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 22, 2013
Politics as Usual at Gina McCarthy Hearings A report on the Gina McCarthy hearings
Mino Lora and Family, From Uploaded
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Mino Lora: Governing Through a Social Justice Lens An interview with Mino Lora, candidate in the Bronx Special Election for City Councilmember, District 11.
Marce Gutierrez-Graudiņš, From ImagesAttr
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Marce Gutierrez-Graudiņš: Bringing Latinos to the Environmental Table An interview with Marce Gutierrez-Graudiņš about Latino Perspectives on the Environment.
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The Artist as Dissident -- "Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry" An overview of the documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" and a Q & A with the director Alison Klayman.
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"Other Israel Film Festival" Tackles Complex Issues 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."
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Rep. Barbara Lee Leads on Environmental Justice Rep. Barbara Lee has been a leader on Environmental Justice issues.
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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.
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Bicameral Task Force Tackles Climate Change Democrats Create a Task Force on Climate Change while Republicans Continue to Deny the science.
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A Talk with Tom Steyer about "Spotlight California" An interview with Tom Steyer of NextGenClimate about the importance of environmental justice and the 2016 vote.
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Air Quality Awareness Week Air Quality Awareness Week Hopes to Bring the spotlight on air pollution
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A Conversation with Painter Kendall Shaw A conversation with 88 year old painter Kendall Shaw, who is a piece of New York City art history.
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A Conversation with Irene Hardwicke Olivieri A conversation with artist Irene Hardwicke Olivieri about her life and her work.
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Clean Air Hangs Off The Fiscal Cliff What the fiscal cliff means and how it will impact the environment.
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A Conversation with Dudley Charles An interview with Guyanese artist Dudley Charles about his life and work.

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