Interviews & Profiles

Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn's first Latino district attorney.
The reformist prosecutor fights a crime wave and police misconduct at the same time.
Alejandra Caraballo, a trans Latina and Democratic socialist, could just make history as the first trans person ever elected to the City Council.
A Q&A with the Brooklyn lawyer and community board member on her campaign for Laurie Cumbo’s seat.
Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida was one of three Republican representatives followed in the HBO documentary "The Swamp."
A new HBO documentary follows three GOP House members fighting money in politics.
New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has stepped up in a big way during New York City's Black Lives Matter protests.
When New York’s leaders were paralyzed, the public advocate made his voice heard around the world.
Tenant organizer Marcela Mitaynes became the first of five democratic socialist insurgents to topple longtime Assembly members with her upset victory against Assembly Member Félix Ortiz.
The advocate for renters’ rights led the DSA’s head-spinning primary sweep.
State Senator Jessica Ramos
The no-nonsense state senator is an outspoken progressive, an adept political operator – and won’t put up with your bullshit.
Council Member and likely new Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.
Donovan Richards on the NYPD budget, the HQ2 site and real estate money.
NY-17 candidate Mondaire Jones.
The presumptive member of Congress isn’t worried at all about absentee ballots.
Director of ThriveNYC Susan Herman.
A Q&A with Susan Herman on the mental health impact of the coronavirus, her office’s transparency and telemedicine.
Sochie Nnaemeka with Jamaal Bowman and Jumaane Williams.
Sochie Nnaemeka brings an activist edge at the most perilous moment for the Working Families Party.