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
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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