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Entries by Steven Cohen from 03/2010

The Corrupt Spectacle of New York's State Government

| Posted 03.02.2010 | New York

The corrupt and dysfunctional environment in Albany does not excuse the abuse of power of which the governor, the state police and his top aide have been accused.

I Wouldn't Underestimate President Barack Obama

| Posted 03.08.2010 | Politics

The Times' Frank Rich called the upcoming vote on health care an up-or-down vote on the Obama presidency. I doubt it. Here's my take: running the United States is a really hard job and it takes a while to learn how to do it.

Finding the Cash for Sustainable Energy

| Posted 03.11.2010 | Green

Even if you reject the compelling science of climate change, what real argument is there against a cheap, secure energy supply and efficient energy use? That the old ways are better?

Why New York City Needs Immigration Reform

| Posted 03.21.2010 | New York

To attract the brainpower and talent we need, we must make it easier for people with drive and talent to come here and stay. That is the promise of the Schumer-Graham proposal.

The Sustainability Generation Comes of Age

| Posted 03.29.2010 | Green

You don't need to be a scientist to know that while population and material consumption are growing, the size of the planet remains the same. That's common sense.