Day: February 2, 2006

Pro-Choice, Environmentally Friendly Fashion

For those of you in New York, there’s a fantastic event coming up on Sunday February 12th: Swap-o-Rama-Rama. Come trade clothing, recycle materials, and learn how to make hot do-it-yourself pieces. Best of all, my good friend Kate Goldwater, creator…

“Conscience-shocking” — UPDATED

An issue close to me. US District Judge Deborah Batts refused to grant Christine Whitman immunity in a class-action suit brought by residents and workers in Manhattan and Brooklyn alleging that the EPA, among others, downplayed the environmental hazards there…

Love and Hate for Celebrity Fit Club

I am both fascinated and repelled by the trainwrecky goodness that is Celebrity Fit Club. If you don’t know the series, here’s a brief synopsis: it’s a weight-loss contest in which a bunch of overweight has-been or B-list celebrities form…

Opposing Alito

The nomination is over and done with, but I wanted to share a particularly interesting letter that a collegue of my dad’s wrote to Sen. Arlen Specter. I’m posting the letter with permission, but the author has requested that I…