Selected Writing

New York Focus

Find all my latest stories here. Selected freelance stories:

The Fossil Fuel Investments Driving Up ConEd Energy Bills (July 6, 2022)

Power Industry Quietly Pushes New York to Endorse Non-Renewable Energy (co-published with City & State, March 15, 2022)

Hochul’s Proposed 421-A Replacement Is In For a Fight, Key Lawmakers Signal (February 7, 2022)

Smokestacks Loom over New York’s Clean Energy Plan (co-published with City & State, January 18, 2022)

Illegal Evictions Are Rising Across The State, But Landlords Rarely Face Consequences (co-published with City & State, October 21, 2021)

Inside New York’s Messy Push to Clean Up Concrete (co-published with Next City, September 9, 2021)

A Wave of Upstate Cities Could Ban Eviction Without “Good Cause” (July 16, 2021)

How a Tenant Revolt Blocked NYCHA’s Biggest Overhaul Plan in Years (co-published with Gotham Gazette, June 4, 2021)

Top state lawmakers oppose Cuomo’s push to override NYC’s landmark climate law (February 18, 2021)


Paris shows how to make public housing greener and more habitable at the same time (September 29, 2021)

The secret ingredient in Paris’ green public housing (March 30, 2021)

France 24

In Pennsylvania, fracking might not be the winning issue US presidential candidates think it is (October 13, 2020; also in French)

Covid-19: How the meat industry became a global health liability (May 24, 2020)

Paris’s new public housing push aims to offset soaring rents (March 11, 2020)

French city of Dunkirk tests out free transport – and it works (August 31, 2019)

French emergency room personnel walk out over a ‘healthcare system in dysfunction’ (May 28, 2019)


After the Coal Rush (co-published with the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and Ricochet, April 26, 2021)

Can Extinction Rebellion Survive? (Winter 2020)

Climate Politics After the Yellow Vests (Spring 2019)

The Fracktivists (Summer 2015)

Beyond “Conflict Minerals”: The Congo’s Resource Curse Lives On (Spring 2014)

The Nation

In Key Cities, Activists Are Mobilizing Black Voters Biden Isn’t (October 29, 2020)

Don’t Mess with French Pensions (December 6, 2019)

Place Publique: The ‘Orphans’ of the French Left (February 26, 2019)

AOC (Analyse Opinion Critique)

Exxon et « nous » – sur Perdre la Terre de Nathaniel Rich (June 12, 2019)

The New Republic

How to Stop Gentrification (August 9, 2017)

The Indypendent

B&H Warehouse Workers Fight to Save Their Union (June 2, 2017)

Jerk Chicken vs. Gentrification (March 29, 2017)

The Brooklyn Rail

Review: You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s at the New York Public Library  (July 24, 2018)

In These Times

And the World Food Prize Goes to . . . Monsanto? (October 18, 2013)


Honoring Two Luminaries of Decolonization (January 2, 2014)

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