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
What Can We Do With  Shipwrecks Resting On The Bottoms Of The Oceans?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 10.12.2017.

What Can We Do With Shipwrecks Resting On The Bottoms Of The Oceans?

Scott Benowitz examines the potential effects of not salvaging shipwrecks, cargo containers and sunken airplanes on marine ecosystems. The…

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Let's Re-Examine Laws About Ownership Of Trees On Private Properties

By Scott Benowitz | Published 03.12.2017.

Let's Re-Examine Laws About Ownership Of Trees On Private Properties

I wrote a series of three articles which had appeared in our July 17th, 2016 issue, our July 24th, 2016 issue and our July…

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Trucks And Buses From Central And South America Are Not Permitted On US Roads

By Scott Benowitz | Published 15.11.2017.

Trucks And Buses From Central And South America Are Not Permitted On US Roads

The federal government does not allow any trucks and buses from Central and South America to travel on our highways. Does…

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The Industrial Hemp Farming Act— This Time Inhaling Isn’t The Issue

By Scott Benowitz | Published 01.11.2017.

The Industrial Hemp Farming Act— This Time Inhaling Isn’t The Issue

Industrial hemp has absolutely nothing to do with drug use, and these are entirely separate issues. Scott Benowitz presents…

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The Legacy Of Racist Cartoons In America

By Scott Benowitz | Published 17.10.2017.

The Legacy Of Racist Cartoons In America

How did this ever happen, and why? Good question.  And nobody can fully answer that one.  The majority of the…

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An Often Overlooked Element Of The History Of Racism: The Censored Eleven Racist Cartoons

By Scott Benowitz | Published 27.09.2017.

An Often Overlooked Element Of The History Of Racism: The Censored Eleven Racist Cartoons

In recent months, the mainstream media actually has been very thorough in covering the issues relating to what I like to…

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Trump Administration Needs To Expand The Global Entry Program

By Scott Benowitz | Published 06.09.2017.

Trump Administration Needs To Expand The Global Entry Program

While the TSA and CBP are very skilled at keeping smugglers from entering the U.S. at airports, the Federal government should…

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What Can We Do About Can And Bottle Deposit Laws?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 27.08.2017.

What Can We Do About Can And Bottle Deposit Laws?

Millions of cans and bottles do not end up being recycled or deposited into garbage cans. What can we do about can and bottle…

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Banning Soda And Candy Vending Machines From The Schools: The Nanny State Going Too Far?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 26.08.2017.

Banning Soda And Candy Vending Machines From The Schools: The Nanny State Going Too Far?

An increasing number of school districts are opting to ban soda, candy and snack vending machines from public junior high…

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Every Single American Should Be Able To File Government Forms Online

By Scott Benowitz | Published 14.08.2017.

Every Single American Should Be Able To File Government Forms Online

If you live and work in the large major cities in the U.S., you can fill out and file government forms directly through the…

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Why Does NASA Prohibit Married Couples From Traveling On Space Research Missions Together?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 05.08.2017.

Why Does NASA Prohibit Married Couples From Traveling On Space Research Missions Together?

Interesting question.  I wish that I could answer that one, but I can’t. NASA is the only space agency in the…

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Special Report On Why We Need To Ban Any Future Use Of Sea Mines

By Scott Benowitz | Published 16.07.2017.

Special Report On Why We Need To Ban Any Future Use Of Sea Mines

Scott Benowitz makes a special report as to why we need to ban any future use of sea mines. In our April 21st, 2017 issue,…

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Exactly Who Were The Confederate Soldiers?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 23.06.2017.

Exactly Who Were The Confederate Soldiers?

While most of the Confederate soldiers were white, it has been well documented that there were a handful of African Americans…

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What  Should America Do About The Monuments Which Commemorate Confederate Soldiers?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 14.06.2017.

What Should America Do About The Monuments Which Commemorate Confederate Soldiers?

Beginning in June of 2015, the New Orleans city government began discussing removing some of the statues which commemorate…

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Life Inside: A Memoir By Mindy Lewis

By Scott Benowitz | Published 13.05.2017.

Life Inside: A Memoir By Mindy Lewis

Scott Benowitz reviews the Life Inside: A Memoir by Mindy Lewis I’ve recently finished reading another very interesting…

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