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, Monster.com, 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 

 


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

 

Eric Leonardos Uses His Celebrity to Give Back. From A&U magazine, September 2017.

 

 

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

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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

 

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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

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

 

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