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 American Ballot Access Is Really Rigged Against Third Party Candidates

By Scott Benowitz | Published 04.05.2017.

The American Ballot Access Is Really Rigged Against Third Party Candidates

When I wrote an article which appeared in our October 2nd, 2016 issue of the third party candidates in the 2016 Presidential…

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What Are The Trump Administration’s Views On The Landmines Convention?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 21.04.2017.

What Are The Trump Administration’s Views On The Landmines Convention?

Presidents Clinton and Obama had both stated specifically that they wanted to retain the option to use landmines in the Korean…

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Will Trump Support Ratification Of UNCLOS Treaty?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 10.04.2017.

Will Trump Support Ratification Of UNCLOS Treaty?

The Trump administration so far has been pretty silent about UNCLOS treaty. Why should we be concerned? The Trump administration…

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The Cost We Are Paying For Not Recycling All Plastics

By Scott Benowitz | Published 13.03.2017.

The Cost We Are Paying For Not Recycling All Plastics

Enacting legislation that would require recycling programs throughout the U.S. to include plastics 3 through 7 as well as…

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So We Really Need Jobs Now

By Scott Benowitz | Published 29.01.2017.

So We Really Need Jobs Now

We have thousands of miles of abandoned train tracks located throughout the U.S. So why our Federal government has done absolutely…

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This Is What We Can Do To Reduce Accidents At Railroad Crossings

By Scott Benowitz | Published 18.01.2017.

This Is What We Can Do To Reduce Accidents At Railroad Crossings

On average, nearly 300 people are killed at railroad crossings in the U.S. every year. That’s close to one fatality per day.…

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Why We Don't Have The Unified One Single Electronic Transponder System?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 08.01.2017.

Why We Don't Have The Unified One Single Electronic Transponder System?

Tolls in the U.S. were supposed to be operating on one single electronic transponder system by October 1st, 2016. So why…

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Antivenoms: A Health Issue Most Of Us Probably Almost Never Think About

By Scott Benowitz | Published 11.12.2016.

Antivenoms: A Health Issue Most Of Us Probably Almost Never Think About

While biologists have discovered antivenoms for many of the venomous species that exist throughout the world, there are still…

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Introduction To Greenwashing: Don't Believe Everything You Hear!

By Scott Benowitz | Published 27.11.2016.

Introduction To Greenwashing: Don't Believe Everything You Hear!

So, what we can do to make our governments implement green technologies? There’s actually a lot we can do, writes Scott Benowitz. At…

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Automobile Insurance Should Be Mandatory For All Vehicles In The U.S.

By Scott Benowitz | Published 23.11.2016.

Automobile Insurance Should Be Mandatory For All Vehicles In The U.S.

Now that both houses of Congress are probably more divided than they've ever been since the 19th century, I opted to write…

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Making America What Again?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 09.11.2016.

Making America What Again?

Scott Benowitz lays down all the issues that will likely continue to receive impressively little attention from our Federal…

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By Scott Benowitz | Published 06.11.2016.

"Taxation Without Representation” With Caribbean and Pacific Island Colonies

Read this article and find out more about "taxation without representation” with Caribbean and Pacific island colonies During…

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U.S. Embargo Against Cuba: It Is Time To Repeal The Helms Burton Act

By Scott Benowitz | Published 30.10.2016.

U.S. Embargo Against Cuba: It Is Time To Repeal The Helms Burton Act

Scott Benowitz conducts an in-depth analysis of our resuming diplomatic relations with Cuba. We’ve yet to hear either Hillary…

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Why Is The ATF Required To Trace Guns With Outdated Technology?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 23.10.2016.

Why Is The ATF Required To Trace Guns With Outdated Technology?

Why is the ATF required to trace guns with outdated technology? When police need to trace the ownership of a gun that may…

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We Choose To Go To The Moon: The Forgotten Frontier?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 16.10.2016.

We Choose To Go To The Moon: The Forgotten Frontier?

Had we not sunk trillions of dollars into a series of pointless conflicts during the Cold War era from the 1970’s up to the…

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