Articles & Journalism

I’ve been writing freelance articles since 2002 for many publications, including:

  • The New York Times
  • Huffington Post
  • Newsday
  • The Scientist
  • Self
  • The New York Observer
  • Worth
  • The National (in the United Arab Emirates)
  • Institutional Investor magazine
    ... and many more

I also write book reviews for The New York Journal of Books


In addition, I have been a writer and editor on the staff of:

  • Fortune
  • BusinessWeek
  • The Record of Bergen County
  • Crain’s New York Business
  • Institutional Investor magazine


I've written on an eclectic range of topics, including the following:

  • has the FDA gotten more lenient? (“The FDA's Pulse Quickens”) Institutional Investor, July-August 2012)
  • you mean Apple really is just another big bad business? (But Steve Jobs? And Al Gore...)  ("Apple's Appalling Ethics," Huffington Post, July 5, 2012)
  • how do the 1% feel about being targeted by Occupy Wall Street? (“Color the 1 Percent 99 Percent Conflicted”) The New York Times, February 8, 2012)
  • can playing video games help kids lose weight? (“Nintendo Oui: Active Video Games May Be As Healthy for Kids As Conventional Play Time,”, June 17, 2009)
  • why do doctors and store clerks ignore their elderly customers? ("Talk to Me, Not to My Daughter," The New York Times, May 10, 2012)
  • do diet drugs work? (“Is a Diet Pill in Your Future?” Self, July 2005)
  • is the promise of stem-cell research just hype? (“Have Stem Cells Finally Arrived?” Chief Executive, March 2006)
  • why are men more willing to use their expense accounts than women? (“When It Comes to Expense Accounts, Why Do Men Get the Gravy?” Working Woman)
  • can hormone treatments or extreme dieting really help you live longer? (“Buying Youth,” Worth, November 2007)
  • what do the super-rich do inside their super-secret club?  (“A Club to Discuss Discreetly the Issues of Wealth,” The New York Times,  October 20, 2010)
  • what’s with Starbucks’ secret new restaurants? (“Shot in the Arm,”, September 14, 2009)
  • how come those hockey players have a better 401(k) than you have? (“The Best 401ks Set a Higher Bar for Others,” The New York Times,  March 12, 2014)
  • what drives the super-wealthy to give away their money? (“Purse-String Powerhouses,” the New York Observer, November 2, 2016)