“The Government Wouldn’t Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself.” ~ Lois Gibbs

Lois Gibbs was dismissed by the school’s superintendent as, “One irate, hysterical housewife with a sickly kid.”

A Conversation with Dudley Charles

“Once you are involved in making art, everything seems secondary.”

Activist, Mother, ExxonMobil Shareholder: Jane Dale Owen

Owen told me, “Houston made me become an environmentalist because of the air pollution.”

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 children’s health and the air that they breathe. Gillibrand has also been working in tandem with Sen. Frank Lautenberg to spearhead the modernization of the Toxic […]

“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 the role of citizen-journalist narrator. Along with director Candida Brady, they explore the issue of global waste—and how each individual […]

A Conversation with Kendall Shaw

While his father’s side of the family inspired a progressive path for Shaw, his mother was aghast at his choice—at age 26—to travel to New York City to study with Stuart Davis.

Virginia’s Wayne Powell: An Environmental Profile In Courage

“This week we are reminded of the power of nature. This is not a science fiction movie. This is now. If we don’t implement a real renewable energy policy, this will not be the end of the ‘superstorms’ in our country and the world, but the beginning.”

Meditation: Sarah McLean’s Perfect Antidote to Stress

The scientific findings show that meditation helps the neurons in the brain to develop new connections, regardless of an individual’s age.

“The Koch Brothers Exposed” – A Conversation with Robert Greenwald

In his new film, “The Koch Brothers Exposed,” director Robert Greenwald examines the pervasive influence of David and Charles Koch on the American fabric of life.

Dayle Haddon Models a New Paradigm of Beauty

Determined to open a conversation on defining beauty differently, Haddon’s question was, “What are the components of beauty?”