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“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life”
One might think that as the subject of innumerable books, a Hollywood movie, and status as a feminist and artistic icon, there wouldn’t be anything more to add to the conversation on Frida Kahlo.
Marcia G Yerman 05/29/2015 9 22 1 -
2016 Presidential Election: The Candidates On Climate Change
Although the country is over a year and half away from the 2016 presidential election, candidates are stepping up to throw their hats into the ring. Voters may be exhausted by the time November ’...
Marcia G Yerman 05/17/2015 13 13 - -
Ellen Weider: Drypoints in a Digital Age
The impact of an increasingly digitalized world has affected all areas of our lives, including the arts. As many creatives embrace new technology to enhance or supersede mediums that are centuries ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/06/2015 5 - - -
Air Pollution is Making Me Anxious
A new study has come to my attention. It proposes that air pollution may impact mental health. The BMJ published a paper that examined whether “higher past exposure to particulate air pollution ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/24/2015 12 5 - -
The South Bronx Fights Air Pollution in "Asthma Alley"
Parents want the best for their children. Lois Gibbs said of her fight to clean up the poisonous dumpsite of Love Canal, "The government wouldn'€™t help me, so I decided to do it myself." From ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/08/2015 3 8 - -
New Congress Targets Climate with “Fifty Days of Nay”
While the public is coming off the Oscars, and a fascination with the new movie Fifty Shades of Grey , I have been focusing on a different story. It’s called Fifty Days of Nay . It’s the sad ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/25/2015 1 3 - -
Birds Tell an Urgent Climate Message
“The canary in the coal mine.” That phrase has become part of the lexicon as a warning for danger. Now birds are cautioning humans about the imminent threat of climate change—and the news ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/16/2015 10 55 1 -
The Work of Artists Is Not Play
When the public reads stories in the media about visual artists, it is all too often about art stars that are selling their works for six figure sums or an item detailing glamorous parties on the ...
Marcia G Yerman 01/26/2015 20 10 2 -
Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio
Integrated into the exhibit Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio , are numerous wall-text quotes. Resonating deeply are the artist’s words from 1989: “I’ve always ...
Marcia G Yerman 01/05/2015 5 8 - -
2015 Climate Change Forecast
It’s mid-December and I should be looking forward to the holidays and a brand new year filled with promise. But I’m worried. It may not seem sensible, but I’ve actually been having trouble ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/23/2014 4 9 - -
Local Activism Pays Off
The exciting news just announced that Governor Cuomo will ban fracking in New York State is proof positive that galvanizing the public about the health dangers inherent in the ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/18/2014 3 6 - -
Egon Schiele: Portraits at Neue Galerie
In 1963, Dr. Alessandra Comini saw a small exhibit of Austrian Expressionists . It was her first time viewing the work of Egon Schiele. She described it as “an apocalypse that changed my life.” ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/13/2014 5 9 - -
Post-Election: The Good, The Bad & The Future
As the election returns started to roll in on Tuesday night, I began to get the feeling that it wasn’t going to be good news for America’s environment. Every projected winner flashing by was ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/08/2014 2 3 - -
Ana Baptista: “Children of Color Are the Most At-Risk Victims of Pollution”
Ana Baptista is on a mission to drive change. With a Masters from Brown University in Environmental Studies, a PhD in Urban Planning and Public Policy, and a teaching post at the New School for ...
Marcia G Yerman 10/28/2014 1 2 - -
Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond
On October 1, I had the opportunity to preview Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond , with a press walk-through led by the curators, Eugenie Tsai and Rujeko Hockley . In ...
Marcia G Yerman 10/27/2014 3 3 - -
A Conversation with Derrick Adams
In September, “Derrick Adams: Live and in Color,” opened at the Tilton Gallery in Manhattan. I sat down with Adams in Brooklyn, to talk about his work and career trajectory. We spoke at length, ...
Marcia G Yerman 10/12/2014 1 2 - -
“Our Future, Our Choice” — On the Ground at the People's Climate March
On September 21, I was present at a piece of history…the People’s Climate March of 2014. It was a huge event, planned with precision, and broken down into six contingencies . The route covered ...
Marcia G Yerman 09/26/2014 6 13 - -
Urge Pepsi To Stop Guzzling Tar Sands!
In July of 2013, Moms Clean Air Force joined in an open letter to top North American businesses. The agenda was to strongly “urge” them to stop using fuel derived from tar sands sources. A ...
Marcia G Yerman 09/03/2014 1 9 1 -
A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard
Photo: Jamaal M. Levine In a refurbished synagogue in Keyport, New Jersey, Grace Graupe-Pillard works virtually non-stop creating art. The format varies—paintings,
Marcia G Yerman 08/26/2014 2 - - -
The Belarus Free Theatre: Committing Dangerous Acts
For those existing in the cultural space, art and life are intrinsically entwined. Director Madeleine Sackler brings that home in her film Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/30/2014 4 6 - -
The Military Battles Climate Change
While Republicans are mobilizing to push back against President Obama’s carbon initiatives, those in military sector are sounding the alarm about climate change—and the slew of issues that it ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/29/2014 6 15 1 -
Republican Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) recently met in Dallas to discuss how to move their cities forward in order to meet the challenges before them. Topics included energy related issues, ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/03/2014 7 6 - -
Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters 1958 –1971
When I first walked into Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters 1958-1971 , I didn’t immediately remember that the pristine space on Fifth Avenue was the site of an raucous opening I had attended ...
Marcia G Yerman 06/26/2014 3 14 1 -
A Conversation with Freddy Rodríguez
Photo: Jamaal M. Levine Every life has events of consequence. Those happenings impact and direct the future flow of consciousness. Sometimes, the ramifications remain beneath the surface. In ...
Marcia G Yerman 06/08/2014 2 2 - -
Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner A Group of Artists (The Painters of the Brücke) , 1925-26 Museum Ludwig, Cologne Photo: © Rheinisches Bildarchiv Cologne Artists are often dismissed as peripheral to ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/15/2014 10 16 1 -
A Mother’s Day Interview with Sen. Barbara Boxer
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) serves as the Majority Chairperson of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works ( EPW ). She is the first woman to do so. It is from this vantage point ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/10/2014 3 10 - -
A Conversation with Irene Hardwicke Olivieri
Many artists concern themselves with the tempo and vagaries of the art world. Others are directed by a singular inner vision and follow that path wherever it leads them. Irene Hardwicke Olivieri ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/24/2014 1 3 - -
“The Government Wouldn’t Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself.” ~ Lois Gibbs
On Earth Day , April 22, the American Masters series on PBS is presenting A Fierce Green Fire , a documentary which timelines the environmental movement’s past five decades. Beginning in the 1960s,
Marcia G Yerman 04/22/2014 3 13 - -
XL Pipeline: Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros
As a writer on environmental issues, as well as a person concerned about the future of the planet, I am anxiously awaiting the decision on the XL Pipeline. I keep questioning if the United States ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/03/2014 9 32 1 -
Feminist Stories From Women’s Liberation: 1963-1970
How far have women really come? Jennifer Lee ’s new documentary Feminist Stories From Women’s Liberation: 1963-1970 , is aiming to reopen a conversation on feminism through a reexamination of ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/03/2014 8 14 2 -
Safe Climate Caucus Pumps Up Advocacy and Action
When I first wrote about the Safe Climate Caucus , they were new on the scene. Last year, the agenda of the Safe Climate Caucus was to have a member of the House of Representatives speak daily on ...
Marcia G Yerman 03/08/2014 10 20 - -
A Conversation with Dudley Charles
Most artists talk about their personal history with a definitive sense of knowing that they were destined to be an artist. Not Dudley Charles. A soft-spoken man with a melodic cadence to his ...
Marcia G Yerman 03/01/2014 2 3 - -
“We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers” – Madeleine Albright
It seems that despite whatever statistics are presented to show evidence of climate change, a vocal contingency continues to question the findings. It has become an ongoing source of contention and ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/17/2014 29 23 2 -
India, Human Rights and the Bhullar Case
In 2011 I wrote a story covering a demonstration to protest the impending execution of ...
Marcia G Yerman 01/12/2014 2 - - -
Looking Back On 2013: Activism Helps Heal
As we enter into the final month of the year, it’s natural to take an inventory of 2013. As I reflected on the environmental front, the nagging image of climate deniers immediately came to mind. ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/15/2013 2 4 - -
Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature
There are days when I get seriously concerned about whether or not we will move substantially forward in the fight against climate change. Despite all the dire news that comes into my mailbox, I ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/07/2013 4 16 1 -
"Toxic Hot Seat" Ignites Awareness
Toxic Hot Seat , a new documentary directed by James Redford and Kirby Walker , takes an in-depth look at chemical flame retardants. It interweaves the multiple narratives of investigative reporters,
Marcia G Yerman 11/25/2013 5 8 - -
Should the Media Deny the Denier?
As an online writer focusing on environmental issues, remarks posted on my pieces tend to skew toward, “Give it a rest” or “What hysterical nonsense!” This usually leads to a mudslinging ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/16/2013 4 6 - -
Sports and Health: What Price Glory?
As the baseball season comes to a close and football mania ratchets up, I can’t stop thinking about a Frontline documentary and an ABC news story that shared the common denominator elements of ...
Marcia G Yerman 10/25/2013 3 3 - -
IPCC Report: Man-Made Climate Change Is A Scientific Certainty
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) released its new report on September 27. The media and blogosphere were immediately filled with articles, comments, and push back.
Marcia G Yerman 10/02/2013 3 5 - -
Fall Climate Change Preview
Summer is considered a quiet time, a hiatus before the renewal of fall. However, on the environmental front, there is no time for a break or a respite. My inbox was filled with information about ...
Marcia G Yerman 09/07/2013 9 15 - -
The Keystone Pipeline Is An Environmental Justice Issue
What do Indigenous people living in Fort Chipewyan in Northern Alberta, Canada have in common with communities of color in Port Arthur, Texas? The answer is the Keystone XL Pipeline —and the ...
Marcia G Yerman 08/31/2013 4 10 - -
Climate Change "In Our Backyards"
Last month, the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a full committee hearing on the topic, “Climate Change: It’s Happening Now.” In Chairperson Sen. Barbara ...
Marcia G Yerman 08/10/2013 7 20 1 -
New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Targets Climate Change
On July 30, Gina McCarthy gave her first public speech as head of the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ), at Harvard’s Environmental Law Program building. Described by the New York Times as ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/31/2013 5 15 1 -
Small Businesses Support President Obama's Climate Plan
In the widening post-Obama “ Climate Plan speech ” conversation, small business owners are becoming vocal on what their needs and beliefs are. I was on two press calls this month about the ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/24/2013 5 6 - -
The Empathy Gap between Us and Them
How do people get past the feelings they have of “otherness” toward those who are different than they are? A lack of empathy and connection is often at the root of the chasm that separates us ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/16/2013 10 4 - -
President Obama Vows To Cut Pollution
On June 25, with the hot sun beating down on him, President Barrack Obama delivered his initiative to fight climate change to an audience of young people at Georgetown University. Standing in front ...
Marcia G Yerman 06/28/2013 2 3 - -
Bob Inglis: Conservatives Have A Climate Solution
“Conservatives have the answer. We just need to raise our hands.” This statement is from Bob Inglis , former representative of South Carolina’s 4th District (1993-1998; 2005-2010). Inglis ...
Marcia G Yerman 06/24/2013 7 11 - -
Redefining Cancer Survivorship
June 2 is National Cancer Survivors Day . For Karen Shayne and Judy Pearson , co-founders of the Women Survivors Alliance , it is also an opportunity to galvanize others to their 365 days-a-year ...
Marcia G Yerman 06/02/2013 49 20 1 -
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: A Moms Clean Air Force Exclusive Interview
New York State Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has been an unwavering voice emphasizing the importance of environmental protections. The mother of two young boys, she has pointed to the connection between ...
Marcia G Yerman 06/01/2013 1 5 - -
Mother’s Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change
It hasn’t been a great week for moving the American environmental agenda forward. On Thursday, the Republican members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works decided to boycott the ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/10/2013 2 4 - -
“A Woman of Interest” — Murder in Arizona
It’s the kind of story you would expect to see as an episode of Law & Order —not to be a part of. However, in 2008, Cindy Zimmermann’s already crumbling world hit rock bottom when her husband, ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/06/2013 1 6 - -
Air Quality Awareness Week
It’s hard to believe that the first federal air pollution legislation was the Air Pollution Act of 1955 . Fifty-eight years later, the United States—and the world—are still struggling to come ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/02/2013 4 5 - -
Politics as Usual at Gina McCarthy Hearings
The April 11th confirmation hearing of nominee Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency , was a robust exchange encapsulating the primary points of view consistently espoused on ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/19/2013 1 1 - -
Bicameral Task Force Tackles Climate Change
It’s only March, and already the push back against environmental concerns is evident. Superstorm Sandy is old news, except for those still picking up the pieces of disaster. At the forefront of ...
Marcia G Yerman 03/29/2013 10 7 - -
Sequester Dirties the Air
The sequester is here. As I outlined in a previous article exactly what we had to look forward to, indiscriminate cuts are being unleashed upon the public straight across the board, delivered with a ...
Marcia G Yerman 03/16/2013 1 1 - -
“ExxonMobil Hates Your Children” and This Ad
There are a plethora of ads put forth by oil companies to promote the “social good” they are doing. As a writer on environmental issues, I happen to be aware of the flip side of the story. So ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/27/2013 8 11 - -
Should Big Oil Receive Taxpayer Subsidies?
Amid conversations about budget cuts and safety nets, my curiosity was peaked as to why some of the wealthiest oil companies in the world were being given a helping hand by the American people. Or ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/13/2013 13 3 - -
New York City Exhibit Features Artists of Guyanese Heritage
In a bright, open space on Second Street and Avenue B in Manhattan, an exhibition featuring twelve artists of Guyanese descent is on view at the Wilmer Jennings Gallery. Guyana is a country that is ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/11/2013 3 4 - -
New Study: High Pollution=Low Birth Weight=Unhealthy Babies
As the Environmental Protection Agency awaits an announcement from President Obama on his choice for their new leader, the public should brace itself for a contentious road to a confirmation. The ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/09/2013 7 14 - -
“Trashed” Examines Global Waste
As part of the “ Reel Pieces ” movie series at the 92Y in New York City, Annette Insdorf hosted Jeremy Irons in a screening of Trashed . Irons, the executive producer of the film, also takes on ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/02/2013 5 10 1 -
Fracking Causes Friction In "Promised Land"
Promised Land , a small film by Hollywood standards, stars co-screenwriters Matt Damon and John Krasinski . Directed by Gus Van Sant in the ...
Marcia G Yerman 01/10/2013 2 6 - -
Clean Air Hangs Off The Fiscal Cliff
The fiscal cliff . Sequestration . Lame duck session . These are terms that Americans have been hearing with regularity since the election. The conversation will be ratcheted up during December, as ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/17/2012 3 2 - -
Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature” Speaks the Language of Girls
Not every playwright wants their work to start a movement. That’s where Eve Ensler differs. When she wrote The Vagina Monologues in 1996, vagina wasn’t a word that was used during television ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/13/2012 4 10 - -
“Other Israel Film Festival” Tackles Complex Issues
“Cinema. Dialogue. Understanding.” These words were on the screen at the Other Israel Film Festival , at the JCC in Manhattan, as the auditorium filled up on opening night. Sharqiya , by first ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/15/2012 3 - - -
"Sweet Dreams" - Reconciliation in Rwanda at DocNYC
Sweet Dreams is a documentary that chronicles how a group of Rwandan women survived destruction and mass murder, and then embarked on the tenuous path of healing. Against the backdrop of the lush ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/11/2012 2 2 - -
Giving Back to Veterans
CharitySub , a “subscription service for giving,” is highlighting three organizations in November that focus on the needs of veterans. Their model is simple. Members of the community give five ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/11/2012 2 1 - -
A Portrait of Activism: “How to Survive a Plague”
As Americans head to the polls to exercise their franchise, many amid concerns of voter suppression, the role of each person in society is underscored. Individual activism matters. Coalesced into ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/06/2012 4 5 - -
Virginia's Wayne Powell: An Environmental Profile In Courage
As the country begins to pick up the pieces after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy , the conversation is finally getting around to the question of why climate change wasn’t addressed during the ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/02/2012 7 7 - -
The Environment, The Election, Money and the Koch Brothers
The topic of the environment got a brief bit of play when Romney and Obama jousted about drilling on federal lands during the second debate. Romney reiterated his support for oil and coal, while ...
Marcia G Yerman 10/30/2012 3 10 2 -
When Did Protecting the Environment Become a Partisan Issue?
Within the past month, two men who had an impact on the American environment died. They were both in their tenth decades. Their lives and work are important examples of the direction we should be ...
Marcia G Yerman 10/12/2012 8 7 - -
“Homeland” Probes Terrorism and the Existential Threat
Homeland is back. Season 2 begins on September 30, and yes, you will be biting your nails. You will be stunned at how prescient the first episode is. Yet most importantly, you will be challenged to ...
Marcia G Yerman 09/30/2012 2 1 - 53
Bad Air Makes Bad Neighbors: Cross-State Air Rule Cut Down
It happened again. On August 21, legislation put into play by the Environmental Protection Agency was cut off at the knees. In an ongoing chess match, a panel of judges from the United States Court ...
Marcia G Yerman 09/20/2012 2 4 - 63
America’s National Parks, Air Pollution Knows No Boundary
Summer is a time when American families plan vacations. Many are centered on the natural beauty of our country and the National Parks System . However, what many tourists may not anticipate is that ...
Marcia G Yerman 08/15/2012 5 9 1 47
“The Invisible War” — Documentary Spotlighting Rape in the Military
“If this is happening to me, I can’t be the only one.” That epiphany is shared in the new documentary, The Invisible War , which takes an in-depth look at the impunity with which rape in the ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/09/2012 4 10 - 24
“The Koch Brothers Exposed” - A Conversation with Robert Greenwald
Social media has changed innumerable contemporary landscapes, including the arena of arts and culture. Creatives are bypassing the traditional power structures and looking for new ways to get their ...
Marcia G Yerman 07/01/2012 9 35 1 171
Utah’s Fight for Clean Air
When most American’s think about Utah, they may envision pristine landscapes and crystal clear air. They would be surprised to learn that the state capital, Salt Lake City, has garnered the number ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/30/2012 2 5 - 18
What the Affordable Care Act Means for Women
May 13-19 was National Women’s Health Week , an event spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health . Ironically, although women use the health care ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/21/2012 9 5 - 36
Senator James Inhofe Seeks to Destroy Landmark EPA Ruling
For parents and health administrators who thought that 2011 had ended in a victory for clean air, 2012 is yielding a new surprise from an elected representative who is determined to put a ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/18/2012 2 4 - 47
A New Take on Mother’s Day
For the longest time, Mother’s Day was all about my mother. Getting her the best gift, a dinner in her honor, and after her mother died—trying to assuage her grief. At the time, I didn’t ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/13/2012 2 3 - 22
Uniting on the War Against Women
On Saturday, April 28, in the shadow of the 60 Centre Street courthouse engraved with the words, “The true administration of justice is the firmest pillar of good government,” a crowd of over ...
Marcia G Yerman 05/01/2012 4 10 1 37
"The New Environmentalists" - Grassroots Activists
On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held. It was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson , Governor and Senator from Wisconsin. Alarmed by the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara , Nelson was prescient ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/22/2012 3 7 1 37
Fueling The Hearts Of Others: Fighting For Clean Air
As the 2012 election fills the news cycle with a mixture of information and noise, many people will tune in and some will opt out. Crucial issues will be debated and discussed. One of them will be ...
Marcia G Yerman 04/07/2012 2 1 - 14
Harry Belafonte: Artist and Activist Still on the March
On March 1, 2012, Harry Belafonte turned 85 years old. He has been traveling around the country, in tandem with the release of his memoir, My Song , and the feature-length documentary Sing Your Song .
Marcia G Yerman 03/26/2012 3 6 - 33
Eve Ensler Unveils “One Billion Rising”
It hasn’t exactly been a stellar start to 2012 for American women. Rick Santorum’s theory that birth control is “harmful to women” would have Margaret Sanger spinning in her grave. Then ...
Marcia G Yerman 03/21/2012 5 25 2 113
The Birth Control Conundrum
The image of a table of men—primarily from religious organizations— comprising a hearing devoted to birth control, became a snapshot emblematic of problems to follow. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) ...
Marcia G Yerman 03/16/2012 3 11 - 64
“Girls Like Us” — Rachel Lloyd’s Memoir Illuminates the Sexual Exploitation of Children
The first time I heard Rachel Lloyd speak was in 2005, the year of the 70th Annual Academy Awards. “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” had won for the best song of the year. Whenever I complained ...
Marcia G Yerman 03/03/2012 6 30 - 137
Antibiotics in Your Food: What You Need To Know
During the height of the cold weather months, people count on antibiotics to fight bacterial infections. What they may not know is that current overuse and misuse of antibiotics is making bacteria ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/19/2012 9 27 2 105
“The Dancing Boys Of Afghanistan” — Examining Sexual Abuse
The prevalence of Bachi Bazi in Afghanistan is not well known. The term’s literal translation is “playing with boys.” Male children, in the phase preceding puberty, are sought out for a ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/14/2012 19 30 3 169
“Chimes of Freedom” Celebrates the Power of Music and Activism
On January 24, 2012, in the United States and Canada (February 4 globally), Amnesty International is ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/06/2012 3 5 - 23
Will Bullies Win the Fight for Clean Air?
Remember when you were in grade school, playing some kind of team game and the score was so close? Your side got over the top—and then the most menacing member of the opposition would call, “...
Marcia G Yerman 01/21/2012 3 5 - 35
"Blood and Gifts" - A Conversation with Playwright J.T. Rogers
A recent article in the New York Times ...
Marcia G Yerman 01/03/2012 2 - - 7
The Clean Air Fight Continues In 2012
As the last days of December waned, Lisa P. Jackson and the Environmental Protection Agency have a lot to celebrate. They made it through 2011.
Marcia G Yerman 01/02/2012 1 1 - 13
Mercury Ruling: Waiting For the EPA
As a writer for Moms Clean Air Force , I was eagerly waiting to hear the December 16 announcement from the Environmental ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/20/2011 7 9 - 57
Ordinary Citizens Fight Big Coal In "The Last Mountain"
“Heroes of American Democracy.” That is how Robert F. Kennedy Jr. describes the main players in the struggle ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/12/2011 3 4 - 30
Women Without Borders: “Include, Involve, Invest”
Women Without Borders is an international organization that works to research, advocate, and lobby globally for women. Last month they co-sponsored an evening ...
Marcia G Yerman 12/07/2011 2 6 - 29
Dr. Robert D. Bullard: Justice for Our Children
“Who wouldn’t be against the poisoning of children?” This was the rhetorical question posed by Dr. Robert D. Bullard during a recent phone interview that I had with him. Our talk ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/17/2011 2 4 - 35
Cassaundra StJohn: Helping Female Vets to Move Forward
In 1986, at the age of 18, Cassaundra StJohn joined the Air Force. She had grown up in a military family. Her father was a Master Sergeant in the Army, and she respected the values and commitment to ...
Marcia G Yerman 11/13/2011 2 3 - 24
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