Local fans of the top Democratic hopefuls rattled off talking points and spoke from the heart during a special live-audience, extended version of the Max & Murphy Show.
Affordable homeownership was an ingredient in the prescription that brought New York City back from the dead. Now, some experts say, it is homeownership that needs saving in New York.
Whatever role he plays on the national stage, de Blasio will be part of the struggle for the soul of the Democratic party, writes the mayor’s biographer.
Joel Berg argues that the focus on the 1 percent, and the claim by Bernie Sanders that his backers represented grassroots America, both blur the realities of class, identity and politics in 2016 America.
In an excerpt from his forthcoming book, Joel Berg takes a hard look at his allies on the Left—from Occupy to Bernie Bros—whose tactics are often less compelling than their politics.
The 2016 presidential campaign has produced rather abundant and unusually blunt talk about racism, exclusion and privilege. But who’s really part of that conversation? What’s it missing? And what will happen to the exchange when the campaign rallies are over?
Three Brooklyn journalists talk about what drove the Trump and Clinton victories, what we learned about our voting system and what happens next.
Is Sanders too old to get anything done? What’s Clinton going to do for the homeless? Does anyone care about the foreign news that’s not on American televisions? The students at one CUNY campus want to know.
The Vermont senator’s affordable housing plan is built largely on a call for fuller funding of existing federal programs—perhaps because they work.
NYS Primary and the ’16 Campaign: Are we Witnessing GOP’s Demise, Racism’s Rise, or all of the Above?
Jarrett Murphy and Marc Bussanich |
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner told our primary preview event that the likely outcome of the presidential race is the “destruction of a once great party.” But political scientist Christina Greer notes the Trump phenomenon’s fearsome potential. Watch the clips.