Something is definitely wrong when one in seven people in the richest country in the world must turn to a feeding program to survive. Yet that’s exactly what’s happening, according to a survey by the nation’s largest network of food banks. Read the details in my latest piece for National Geographic, Study Sheds Light on Broadening U.S. Hunger Problem.
I love history and I love the battles over how we remember and commemorate history — seems I’ve been writing about them from time immemorial (okay, bad pun). Here is my latest, this time from TakePart.com: In a City Full of Historical Landmarks, Activists Push for a WWI Monument
Yes, the name Hillary Clinton is in the lead but you’ll have to read deeper to get the real gist of this, my first story for Smithsonian.com. This was so much fun to research. Check out Why Do Secretaries of State Make Such Terrible Presidential Candidates?
If you’re ever near the very northern tip of Manhattan, there is a pretty new pocket park where wildlife and native grasses have returned to the shore. Check out my latest story, a fun little piece I did for Columbia Magazine, In Inwood, a new destination for waterfowl and neighbors alike.