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The race for Brooklyn’s 45th council district

Little Haiti, County Hubris and Politricks By Simon Templar Everyone knows that Brooklyn politics is both a cruel blood sport and gutter nasty. And here was everyone thinking that with a younger set...

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards (BROOKLYN, New York) – St. Maarten received seven distinctions in USA Today’s 2019 10Best Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards. The Friendly Island and several...

Bumblers, bunglers and buffoons

A sililoquy by Abraxas Call me cynical. Call me intellectually arrogant or label me just uncomfortably candid. After much contemplation and introspective analysis, I, Abraxas the All-Wise, have concluded that this world...

Ideology versus $REALITY…

Readers, the AMAZON (Valentine’s Day) reversal of its decision to make further investments in New York,has brought into full focus and fiscal consideration/analyses, what is of greater significance to the masses...

Third party tremors (again)

The announcement by  former Starbucks’ Chairman--Howard Schultz that he is considering a run for U.S.President in 2020, has immediately prompted calls to him to DESIST, because many are contending that any...

Shutting down a shut-down

On Friday afternoon(1.25.19) President Donald Trump announced from the Rose Garden, that the history-making (35-day) shut down of the Government was being (temporarily) shuttered. --The Government was re-opened via a time-buying continuing...

The future of OBAMACARE

The common saying goes”All politics is local”....That might still be true, but last year November’s Mid-Terms elections witnessed 82% of voters being concerned about the future existence of the Affordable Care...

A Behemoth comes, poverty reigns

By Michael Derek Roberts New York State’s governor, Andrew Cuomo and New York City’s mayor, Bill DeBlasio, are both legacy-driven. The ultra-ambitious governor, perhaps eying the nation’s top job, is busy burnishing...

The demise of Democracy

By Michael Derek Roberts We live in dangerous and politically perilous times. Today, a pervasive and endemic culture of immediacy has given rise to incivility, cruelty and populist politics that has morphed...

WFT’s Maurice Mitchell: Exciting times for progressives

WFT’s Maurice Mitchell: Exciting times for progressives The Working Families Party (WFP) is basking in the sunshine of a huge measure of recent political success. The party backed a slew of progressive...

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