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
Elephant In The Room: America's Violent Culture

By Scott Benowitz | Published 19.06.2016.

Elephant In The Room: America's Violent Culture

America has a serious problem with gun violence.  There is no simple, magic bullet solution. We need a comprehensive solution,…

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Our Next President Should Reinstate $500 and $1,000 Bills

By Scott Benowitz | Published 12.06.2016.

Our Next President Should Reinstate $500 and $1,000 Bills

The absence of higher denomination bills is becoming more and more of an inconvenience for people. Because it takes several…

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We Need A Makeover of American Currency

By Scott Benowitz | Published 05.06.2016.

We Need A Makeover of American Currency

Many countries throughout the world do permit images of living persons to be depicted on their bills, their coins, as well…

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Border Dispute Between Canada and United States

By Scott Benowitz | Published 22.05.2016.

Border Dispute Between Canada and United States

You probably won’t find two countries anywhere in the world whose historic and well as current relations have been more peaceable…

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Without Two License Plates Criminals Evade Law Enforcement

By Scott Benowitz | Published 15.05.2016.

Without Two License Plates Criminals Evade Law Enforcement

All vehicles in the U.S. should display both front as well as rear license plates. Otherwise, it is one easy way that Criminals…

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Dispatch Today : Voter Fraud No One Talks About

By Scott Benowitz | Published 08.05.2016.

Dispatch Today : Voter Fraud No One Talks About

With today’s technologies, removing the names of recently deceased persons from lists of active voters would actually…

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Let's Repeal The Natural Born Citizen Clause For U.S. President

By Scott Benowitz | Published 01.05.2016.

Let's Repeal The Natural Born Citizen Clause For U.S. President

The natural-born citizen requirement states that only people who are citizens of the United States by birth may become President.…

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Outdated Voting Machines In The Empire State

By Scott Benowitz | Published 24.04.2016.

Outdated Voting Machines In The Empire State

When we walk into our polling stations and see voting machines which represented the absolute pinnacle of modern technology…

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Felony Disenfranchisement: Should Felons Have The Right To Vote?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 17.04.2016.

Felony Disenfranchisement: Should Felons Have The Right To Vote?

Felony disenfranchisement suppresses voter participation on a massive scale. Only Maine and Vermont permit felons…

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Book Club: Summer Will Show

By Scott Benowitz | Published 10.04.2016.

Book Club: Summer Will Show

BOOK CLUB: Summer Will Show by Sylvia Townsend Warner Set in England and France in the 1840s, this historical novel…

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In God We Trust :  Why Do We Still Tolerate Our National Motto?

By Scott Benowitz | Published 10.04.2016.

In God We Trust : Why Do We Still Tolerate Our National Motto?

Way back in the summer of 1787 in Independence Hall on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, our country’s founders wrote…

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