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Mark Jacobson

Naomi Klein, Climate, and Capitalism (Pt. 2): Creating a Broad Social Movement

John J. Berger | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green
John J. Berger

The key to breaking the climate and energy policy logjam in Washington, D.C., Naomi Klein contends in This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, is the building of a powerful social movement. Citizens can then put leaders into office who are willing to take decisive action to protect the climate.

One Solution to the World's Wars: Alternative Energy

Michael Shammas | Posted 11.10.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Crimea, once part of Ukraine, is now part of Russia (at least according to Putin). Yet so far, this dramatic move is being met with relatively weak responses from the United States and Europe.

How I'm Learning To Love Middle Age At 65

Mark Jacobson | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty
Mark Jacobson

Sixty-five is a longtime bullet-point mile marker along the Interstate of American Life, the product of uncounted hours of congressional back room dealing and insurance-company probability charts.

NY Mag's Anthony Weiner Feature Takes Super Creepy Turn

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media
Rebecca Shapiro

New York magazine's cover story on Anthony Weiner seemed to read like any other feature about the disgraced former congressman mayoral's bid, until it took an utterly bizarre turn when its writer, Mark Jacobson, decided to wax creepy poetic about the time he met the candidate's wife, Huma Abedin.

Looking At An Icon Of Evil

Mark Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Jacobson

"It is made from the skin of the Jews," the man said in the local patois. " Hitler made skin out of the Jews." The price was $35.