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
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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Fire Sprinkler Systems And CO Detectors Should Prevent Future Tragedies

By Scott Benowitz | Published 19.04.2019.

Fire Sprinkler Systems And CO Detectors Should Prevent Future Tragedies

The recent tragic fire at the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral which occurred on April 15th, 2019 has reminded people throughout…

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A Source Of Hope For Inmates: Rehabilitation, Educational And Vocational Programs In American Prisons

By Scott Benowitz | Published 17.04.2019.

A Source Of Hope For Inmates: Rehabilitation, Educational And Vocational Programs In American Prisons

In a previous article, I had mentioned that in the housing units in a number of state prisons throughout the U.S., wardens…

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Analysis: Racial  Segregation In The U.S. Prisons

By Scott Benowitz | Published 06.04.2019.

Analysis: Racial Segregation In The U.S. Prisons

In the March 15th, 2019 issue of The Pavlovic Today, I wrote an article in which I mentioned that notably few candidates…

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Political Candidates Don’t Like To Discuss Prison Reform For The Fear Of Losing Votes

By Scott Benowitz | Published 15.03.2019.

Political Candidates Don’t Like To Discuss Prison Reform For The Fear Of Losing Votes

It’s usually difficult to feel sympathetic towards criminals- after all, they’ve committed crimes, and many of…

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A Realistic Timeline For Phasing Out Fossil Fuels

By Scott Benowitz | Published 06.03.2019.

A Realistic Timeline For Phasing Out Fossil Fuels

I fully agree with the Green Party and other environmental groups throughout the world that concentrated solar…

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We’re Ready To Place A Portrait Of Harriet Tubman On Our $20 Bills

By Scott Benowitz | Published 31.12.2018.

We’re Ready To Place A Portrait Of Harriet Tubman On Our $20 Bills

Many Pavlovic Today readers may recall back in January of 2015, the Women On 20’s website first…

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Absentee Voting Should Be Allowed For All Israeli Citizens

By Scott Benowitz | Published 21.12.2018.

Absentee Voting Should Be Allowed For All Israeli Citizens

“Israel was born under the British mandate. We learned from the British what democracy means, and how it behaves…

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School Boards Should Require Mandatory Swimming As Part Of The Physical Education Curriculum

By Scott Benowitz | Published 24.11.2018.

School Boards Should Require Mandatory Swimming As Part Of The Physical Education Curriculum

Those of us who frequently watch television shows such as Rescue 911, Cops, Real Stories Of The Highway PatrolAlaska…

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Proposal For A Worldwide Ban On The Use Of Microbeads In Cosmetics

By Scott Benowitz | Published 11.11.2018.

Proposal For A Worldwide Ban On The Use Of Microbeads In Cosmetics

Microbeads are small plastic beads which some manufacturers of cosmetics products infuse into some of their lines of…

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Does It Make Sense To Keep Animals In Captivity For Public Display In The 21st Century?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 07.10.2018.

Does It Make Sense To Keep Animals In Captivity For Public Display In The 21st Century?

I continue to see articles in some extremely reliable, professional and credible news sources in which the authors question…

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Every Policy Decision We Make Must Pass A Simple Test: Does It Create More Jobs And Better Wages For Americans?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 27.09.2018.

Every Policy Decision We Make Must Pass A Simple Test: Does It Create More Jobs And Better Wages For Americans?

  Anyone who has ridden on buses or trains in many regions of the U.S. will notice notably quickly that the buses…

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A Look At How Unemployment Benefits Are Calculated: Hours Compared With Days

By Scott Benowitz | Published 22.09.2018.

A Look At How Unemployment Benefits Are Calculated: Hours Compared With Days

All of the 50 U.S. state governments, the city government of Washington D.C., as well as the territorial governments of Puerto…

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Why Do We Continue To See Only A Limited Number Of Topics Covered In The Mainstream Media?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 27.12.2017.

Why Do We Continue To See Only A Limited Number Of Topics Covered In The Mainstream Media?

We have full freedom of the press in the U.S, so why do we continue to see only a limited number of topics covered in the…

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