Print and Online

I am a regular contributor to Capital & Main. I have been been a regular feature reporter for A&U magazine since 2000, and more recently a regular contributor for DeSmog and Deutsche Welle . I have contributed to Undark magazine, ATTN:, Wired, Yahoo News,, The Advocate, Marijuana Venture, and The Fight. My beats include social justice, health and science, environment and energy, politics and public policy, and the economy.

Below are a few of my favorite recent pieces.

Social justice 



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Do incarcerated firefighters deserve a path to employment? From Capital & Main, September 2018.


David Arquette talks about Alexis’s legacy and his work to fight HIV stigma. From A&U magazine, January 2018.



Violence against LGBTs in Russia prompts violinist to come out. From The Fight magazine, June 2017.



Health and science


Living homeless in California: to health and back. From Capital & Main, May 2018.



Helping the homeless make their medical preferences clear. From Undark magazine, April 2018.


Safe(r) Spaces: Supervised injection facilities coming to the U.S. From A&U, May 2016.


Detention facilities can be hazardous to health. From ATTN:, May 2017.





Energy and environment


How politics and pollution could push China into climate leader role. From DeSmog, January 2017.



Oxnard wants its beach back. From Capital & Main, June 2017.



The electric road to zero emissions has hit a gas pocket. From Capital & Main, October 2017.





Politics and public policy


Trump may blow re-election headwind for David Valadao. Published in International Business Times and Capital & Main, April 2018



Aligning with Trump could hurt house incumbent Jeff Denham. From Capital & Main, March 2018.


Climate of fear could lead to Census undercount. From American Prospect, February 2018.



When the government deports someone, this is what happens to their stuff. From ATTN:, May 2017.



Business and economy


Attorney General’s memo leaves cannabis industry in the weeds. From International Business Times, January 2018



Women take their place in cannabis industry. From Marijuana Venture, October 2016.


How the GOP tax bill would hurt Californians. From Capital & Main, November 2017


The arts


White Walls: How Art AIDS America exhibition exposed institutional racism in art world. From A&U, June 2016.