Scott Benowitz

Scott Benowitz

Scott Benowitz is a staff writer for Afterimage Review. He holds an MSc in Comparative Politics from The London School of Economics & Political Science and a B.A. in International Studies from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Scott lives in Rye, N.Y. photo credit: Liza Margulies
Your Guide To The 2020 Third-Party Candidates

By Scott Benowitz | Published 24.08.2020.

Your Guide To The 2020 Third-Party Candidates

 If there are some issues which you are strongly supportive of, opposed to, or merely curious about and you feel that…

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Did You Know That Only Two Of The Eight International Labor Organization Conventions Have Been Ratified?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 04.05.2020.

Did You Know That Only Two Of The Eight International Labor Organization Conventions Have Been Ratified?

Many millions of Americans work at jobs in numerous industries in which hiring practices, regulations regarding fairness…

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The U.S. Is The Only Country In The World Which Has Not Yet Ratified The 1989 Convention On The Rights Of The Child

By Scott Benowitz | Published 18.01.2020.

The U.S. Is The Only Country In The World Which Has Not Yet Ratified The 1989 Convention On The Rights Of The Child

Our current Federal, state, county and city laws throughout the U.S. do comply with some of the UN Convention On The Rights…

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President Bush I : “We Embrace You For Your Abilities And For Your Disabilities, For Our Similarities And Indeed For Our Differences, For Your Past Courage And Your Future Dreams.”

By Scott Benowitz | Published 16.11.2019.

President Bush I : “We Embrace You For Your Abilities And For Your Disabilities, For Our Similarities And Indeed For Our Differences, For Your Past Courage And Your Future Dreams.”

Current Federal, state, county and city laws throughout the U.S. have been in full compliance with many of the terms of the…

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Flaws In The Basel, Rotterdam And Stockholm Conventions Need To Be Addressed

By Scott Benowitz | Published 04.11.2019.

Flaws In The Basel, Rotterdam And Stockholm Conventions Need To Be Addressed

People who read the Afterimage Review column know that I usually advocate for allocating more funding for research in green…

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It Is Time For The U.S. To Consider Signing Party To The 2008 Convention On Cluster Munitions

By Scott Benowitz | Published 18.08.2019.

It Is Time For The U.S. To Consider Signing Party To The 2008 Convention On Cluster Munitions

It will probably be many years before the U.S. government will consider signing party to the Cluster Munitions Convention,…

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The 2011 Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Needs To Be Changed

By Scott Benowitz | Published 11.08.2019.

The 2011 Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Needs To Be Changed

Many prominent political analysts view the 2011 Anti- Counterfeiting Trade Agreement as being a failure.  I believe…

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The Moon Treaty:  One Giant Leap For International Law

By Scott Benowitz | Published 29.07.2019.

The Moon Treaty: One Giant Leap For International Law

This past week documentaries which commemorate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission have been airing on…

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We Have To Balance Technological Advances, Environmental Issues And Common Sense

By Scott Benowitz | Published 21.07.2019.

We Have To Balance Technological Advances, Environmental Issues And Common Sense

The Green Party in the U.S. as well as, the Green Parties in Europe do mostly agree that solar and wind power are among…

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What Happened To New York’s Westway Project In The 1970s?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 03.07.2019.

What Happened To New York’s Westway Project In The 1970s?

As far back as 1969, various groups within New York State had proposed relocating a section of the West Side Highway in New…

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Supersonic Commercial Passenger Jets:An Aviation Technology That Almost Flew

By Scott Benowitz | Published 16.06.2019.

Supersonic Commercial Passenger Jets:An Aviation Technology That Almost Flew

Readers who have read some of the articles that I’ve written for The Pavlovic Today will notice that I usually advocate…

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Dangers And Necessities Of Tobacco Industry

By Scott Benowitz | Published 07.06.2019.

Dangers And Necessities Of Tobacco Industry

Although counterfeit cigarettes are more commonly found in parts of eastern Europe and in Asia than they are found in North…

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The Tobacco Industry’s Impact On Sustainability

By Scott Benowitz | Published 02.06.2019.

The Tobacco Industry’s Impact On Sustainability

I discussed the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the FCTC 2030 project.  In this…

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The 2003 WHO FCTC, The FCTC 2030 Project And The Global “Food Vs. Fuel” Debate

By Scott Benowitz | Published 26.05.2019.

The 2003 WHO FCTC, The FCTC 2030 Project And The Global “Food Vs. Fuel” Debate

In 1994, representatives from some of countries who were attending the ninth annual World Conference  On Tobacco Or…

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A Single Unified Electronic Tolls System For Europe Would Be Beneficial To Everyone

By Scott Benowitz | Published 19.05.2019.

A Single Unified Electronic Tolls System For Europe Would Be Beneficial To Everyone

I wrote an article which appeared in the January 8th, 2017 issue of The Pavlovic Today in which I pointed out that while…

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