Aviation’s Poisoned Air: Aerotoxic Syndrome

The scariest piece of the whole equation is that the toxins being ingested by pilots can result in “cognitive deficits,” thereby putting the safety of the whole plane in jeopardy.

Campus SaVE Act Responds to College Campus Sexual Violence

There is an important backstory to the fight for protecting students from sexual violence. It dates back to 1986, when 19-year-old student Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her dormitory room at Lehigh University.

Interview with Jill Stein – Green Party Candidate for President

Stein believes in the power of her message. “In my experience, all you have to do is get to the microphone.”

Shifting Sands: New Dynamics in the Bronx Art Scene

The dialogue went far deeper than a mere discussion of the current landscape of the Bronx art scene. It raised questions, and some hackles, about competing community needs, gentrification, constituencies that are too frequently powerless, and big money.

American Petroleum Institute Ads Target Smog Rules

The American Petroleum Institute is disseminating a series of ads that have an Orwellian quality about them.

“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life”

Adriana Zavala, guest curator, qualified Kahlo’s home as an “extension of her personal cosmology,” saying, “There are still things to learn about Kahlo.”

2016 Presidential Election: The Candidates On Climate Change

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson doesn’t see global warming as a concern because, “There’s always going to be either cooling or warming going on.”

Ellen Weider: Drypoints in a Digital Age

Weider is preoccupied with an examination of domestic objects. Her visual terrain is repeatedly populated with diaristic contemplations of ordinary furniture: dressers, chairs, tables, beds.

Fracking New York: It’s Not Over ‘Till It’s Over

There are approximately forty fracking infrastructure projects in various stages of approval in New York State.

The South Bronx Fights Air Pollution in “Asthma Alley”

A. Mychal Johnson, co-founder of South Bronx Unite, has squared off against a formidable foe—the food delivery service FreshDirect.