“Nelly” —  New Film Looks at Life and Work of Canadian Writer

Arcan was both appreciated and reviled. She was a finalist for the revered French literary awards, the Prix Médicis and the Prix Fémina. Perhaps the public couldn’t forgive her for living the life that she wrote about.

Blake Morris: The Man Who Could Take Down Simcha Felder

Morris is challenging local fixture Simcha Felder — who has run as an unopposed Democrat since 2014. Felder managed the interesting feat of being on the Democratic, Republican, and Conservative lines in 2016.

Post Hurricane Harvey: Interview with Dr. Robert Bullard

A majority (9 of 16) of the Texas Superfund sites flooded by Hurricane Harvey are in low-income neighborhoods or communities of color. In order to be just, Harvey recovery plans will need to address these legacy environmental disparities.

P.S. Jerusalem: Danae Elon Returns Home

Danae Elon’s new documentary, “P.S. Jerusalem,” offers a bird’s-eye view of a society at war externally and internally. It is a three-year visual diary. Danae records her move from Brooklyn, New York back to the city of her childhood, Jerusalem.

Moving Forward with Grassroots Activism

The biggest take away from this deadly election cycle is that grassroots action is the key to the success of any movement or ideology.

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.

Air Pollution is Making Me Anxious

A new study proposes that air pollution may impact mental health.

Can Womenomics Ease the Stress of Work/Life Balance?

With First Lady Michelle Obama leading the charge to put the struggle for work/life balance front and center, the issue is finally getting top-level attention.