Would You Trade a Parking Spot for an Extra Bedroom?
Bloomberg Opinion, August 09, 2021A bill in the California Legislature would allow developers more freedom to decide what works best for a given project.
How Textiles Became the Fabric of Summer
Zócalo Public Square, August 05, 2021And What Rally Towels, Picnic Blankets, and Pride Flags Tell Us About Being Human
The Big Question: Can U.S. Schools Recover From the Pandemic?
Bloomberg Opinion, July 04, 2021A Q&A with outgoing Los Angeles schools superintendent Austin Beutner on how technology, data, federal funding — and Hollywood — are helping to revitalize the country’s second-largest public school district.
Indigo Dyeing May Hold Key to Future of Fashion
Bloomberg Opinion, June 22, 2021Technological innovations, not a nostalgic return to “natural” products, can reduce the environmental impact of textiles and clothing.
‘Natural’ and ‘Ethical’ Are Getting a Divorce
Bloomberg Opinion, May 11, 2021Diamonds from a lab and leather from a vat are better for people and the planet (and no less luxurious) than the stuff nature provides.
Much More Than Muffins: The Women Scientists Who Invented Home Ec
The New York Times Book Review, May 04, 2021Review of THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOME ECONOMICS: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live By Danielle Dreilinger
Los Angeles Takes an Oprah Approach to Guaranteed Incomes
Bloomberg Opinion, April 30, 2021The city’s program looks more like “You Get a Car” than a transformative attack on local poverty.
Keep Job Interviews Virtual After Covid
Bloomberg Opinion, April 07, 2021Companies have lots of good reasons to fall out of love with daylong, on-campus recruiting marathons.
Telemedicine Will Be Great After Covid, Too
Bloomberg Opinion, March 31, 2021Pandemic-fueled innovations like remote consultation and licensing reform are good for doctors, patients and public health.
Museums Sold More Art During Pandemic. Why Go Back?
Bloomberg Opinion, March 28, 2021An emergency fundraising measure intended to relieve financial distress should be left in place for other reasons.