Laura Kiesel is a Boston-based freelance writer, editor and consultant specializing in the fields of climate/environment, energy, health, education and wage/labor issues. In addition to writing for The Street and Main Street, Laura's articles have also recently appeared in The Guardian, Al-Jazeera America, BioScience, the New York Daily News, Salon, Earth Island Journal, and InsideClimateNews.com. She holds a Master's degree in natural resources and environmental policy from the University of Vermont and a Bachelor's in English and journalism from the State University of New York at New Paltz.
In commemoration of the third anniversary of its establishment, Occupy has now announced that Rolling Jubilee has recently bought and abolished $3.8 million in student loan debt.
Two alarming new studies predict that the long-term security of our food crops will be compromised by climate change and other environmental factors. Here's what you need to know.
There's a way for women to maximize their chances of success in pursuing male-dominated career track.
Now two alarming new studies have been released that predict that the long-term security of our food crops be further compromised by climate change and other environmental factors.
Hospitals in the U.S. spend exorbitant amounts on overhead compared to those in other countries.
Many who oppose new climate policies argue it could do damage to the American economy. But a recent study finds health cost savings might actually outweigh the costs.
In the debate about whether the U.S. should pass a comprehensive climate law, a cap-and-trade policy seems to have big benefits for the average American.
A study finds that people who live in nations where the national governments spend more on social services are much happier than people with more laissez-faire governments.
People who live in nations where the national governments spend more on social services are much happier than people with more laissez-faire governments.
A new study has found that No Child Left Behind might be adversely affecting how and what students learn according to class size and racial demographics.
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