The actual result of the election is just one nodule of suspense (or curiosity, or worry, or terror, depending on your perspective) as Election Day approaches.
Newcomers in Chinatown have convinced themselves that the xenophobia stoked by the Republican nominee will distinguish between documented and undocumented immigrants. They are, the author writes, tragically mistaken.
Rachel Fee of the New York Housing Conference joins Gotham Gazette’s Ben Max and Jarrett Murphy of City Limits to discuss whether the federal policies and programs that most affect housing affordability in New York City have been on the radar screens at the RNC or DNC.
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.
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.
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.
When the voting is done in New York next Tuesday night, campaigns, analysts, donors and others will be looking at way more than the results of the horse-race in either party.
Like most NY pols, the former secretary of state wants more counter-terrorism funding for New York City. Here’s why one member of the War Resisters League doesn’t.