Ross Barkan

Should remote work end anytime soon?
The mayoral candidate wants a tax break for companies requiring employees go to an office. This is a very bad idea.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 vaccine czar Larry Schwartz.
The governor’s team prizes loyalty and is quick to turn to intimidation tactics.
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Andrew Yang on the campaign trail in Iowa in 2019.
There are more effective means of economic development.
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Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo conceded that his plan to vaccinate New Yorkers was failing.
The governor took a step in the right direction by increasing the eligible groups, but he needs to make it easier on providers and patients.
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How well has Cuomo really handled the coronavirus?
The governor hasn’t managed coronavirus perfectly.
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Americans are emptying the shelves of painkillers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Universal health insurance, paid sick leave and other social programs would slow the virus’ spread.
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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo
If the Public Campaign Finance Commission doesn’t lower its preliminary new donation cap, public financing will be undermined.
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New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera.
The Public Administrator’s office is part of political patronage in the judicial system.
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Former New York Assemblyman Keith Wright at a legislative budget hearing on the environment in Albany, 2015.
The county party’s decentralized power structure makes it possible.
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A dodo bird.
Working Families was founded by outsiders to make New York more progressive. Now that progressivism is mainstream, what’s left?
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