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Mar 20, 2018, 9:30 PM
My UN dilemma
For International Women's Day, I attended an invitation-only event at United Nations headquarters in New York City. If I am completely honest, I was hesitant to go for a number of reasons. So, why was I conflicted? Well, It was...
Mar 4, 2018, 9:28 PM
Trans-women are not women
There's an ongoing bet between myself and a friend that this piece will not be published. If you're reading this, this means I lost $100. Here goes... We live in a time of two ideological extremes with no room for...
Jan 5, 2018, 10:10 PM
18 terrible secrets hiding in your closet
Each year, billions of new garments are made and millions of tons of textiles are discarded. This unrestrained overproduction and overconsumption impact our planet considerably. Exceedingly resource intensive, the garment industry is one of the largest polluters in the world. This already...
Nov 2, 2017, 7:51 AM
Your plastic straw will exist forever
I talk, write (..sometimes rant) about the environment a lot. It's kind of hard not to considering the political climate in which we must all now try our best to navigate. The president of the United States, in all appearances,...
Oct 31, 2017, 11:09 PM
Privilege — how have you used yours today?
"Congratulations! If you have the privilege of growing up with shelter, clean water, available food, a safe environment, college education, a career that pays more than $90 a day, and you're using your phone with wifi to read this...
Oct 29, 2017, 1:36 PM
World Economic Forum — fake news, greenwashing or oversight?
In 2015, World Economic Forum published a short essay titled, "Why credibility is the future of journalism." While it may not be an organization of journalists or news outlet, it is certainly one whose credibility depends on content it...
Mar 31, 2017, 11:56 PM
The economics of sustainability
This editorial is not a partisan piece. And though it contains political references, in no way is it meant to advocate for or against any specific person or political party. I advocate for the environment and the environment alone....
Jun 7, 2015, 1:05 PM
Instagram: The illusion of perfection
A glossy, idealized life blinds us to the messy human condition
Michal Dinal is based in New York City. She made aliya in 2008.