Alison Rose Levy

Alison Rose Levy

Alison Rose Levy is a New York-based journalist who covers the nexus of health, science, the environment, and public policy. She has reported on fracking, pipelines, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, chemical pollution, and the health impacts of industrial activity for the Huffington Post, Alternet, Truthdig, and EcoWatch. 

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When citizens blind themselves to a news organization’s corporate entanglements, and trust the outlet to be truthful anyway, it is, to put it mildly, extraordinarily naïve. (Photo: CBInsights) Views
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content
As Sen. Bernie Sanders ( CJR , 8/26/19 ) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting and investigating key issues at the intersection of public need and governance. And nowhere is that more critical than when it comes to...
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As part of a New Food Deal, we could erase these inequities by shifting land use, investment, and subsidy patterns away from corporate giants and towards regenerative agriculture’s local networks of farmers and food growers. (Photo: Public domain) Views
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
How Regenerative Agriculture Could Be Key to the Green New Deal
With the 2018 mid-term election and the prospect of 2020, people are finally beginning electing more climate realists over fossil fuel apologists. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and her band of newly elected progressive congresswomen, and Bernie Sanders, the most popular politician and likely...
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Sunday, September 30, 2018
Believing in Activism Is How We Win
Over the last few weeks, Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) has been conflicted and waffling about the Kavanaugh vote. The moment when Ana Maria Archila co-executive director of the nonprofit Center for Popular Democracy Action confronted him in the elevator of the Senate office building appears to be...
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Thursday, March 31, 2016
A Fukushima on the Hudson?
It was a beautiful spring day and, in the control room of the nuclear reactor, the workers decided to deactivate the security system for a systems test. As they started to do so, however, the floor of the reactor began to tremble. Suddenly, its 1,200-ton cover blasted flames into the air. Tons of...
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