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This Is How Much Money Advocates Say New York State Owes Public Schools

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

Want to see how much money New York state owes to a public school, according to education advocates? There’s an app for that. A new website app call...

Fake News & Royal Society Evo Meeting

Suzan Mazur | Posted 12.05.2016 | Science
Suzan Mazur

"Lies, Fake News, and the Main Stream Media," the cover story of the latest issue of ColdType, unfortunately also applies to the state of science repo...

When The Picture Is Better Than The Story

Charlie Carillo | Posted 11.20.2016 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Look at me in this remarkable photo! Or is it really that remarkable? I'm the guy on the left, as you probably guessed. You certainly recognize the...

Newtown: Sandy Hook Promise Infuses a Documentary

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.26.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's been nearly four years since the Newtown Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting: 26 dead, 20 at age 6, and the memory is still green. Documentaria...

Satire: Get Ready for Tonight's Democratic Town Hall

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.25.2017 | Comedy
Arnold Steinberg

GUIDE TO WATCHING TOWN HALL-- Look at transcript of January 17 debate Watching The Democratic Presidential Town Hall The three candidates are expe...

New! Watching the Presidential Town Hall Tonight

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

GUIDE TO WATCHING TOWN HALL-- Look at transcript of January 17 debate Watching The Democratic Presidential Town Hall The three candidates are expe...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Makes Emotional Plea For Paid Family Leave

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) made an uncharacteristically emotional case for a paid leave program in his state on Wednesday, speaking about his fath...

Judith Kaye, First Woman To Lead New York's Highest Court, Dies

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Judith S. Kaye, the first woman to serve as New York's chief judge, died Wednesday night, according to an official statement. She was 77. ...

In Politics, It's All About Timing

Rich Rubino | Posted 07.24.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

An effective Presidential candidate must strike at the right time with an image and message that resonates for that election cycle.

'A Letter to My Granddaughters'

Mario Cuomo | Posted 12.12.2015 | Parents
Mario Cuomo

If one does what one can do to make the world a better place, that's all God will ask... it is a job that can make your life worth living, no matter what else happens.

How to Raise Children Who Choose Peace

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Molly Alexander Darden

We are very much involved in a global culture war in which the stakes are our children and young adults, who are key to continuing a peaceful or violent world; we, the media and parents can strongly influence how they respond to propaganda.

Charlie Hebdo, Kinky Friedman and the Art of the Provocateur

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

The controversy over Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of Muhammad, as well as President Obama's boneheaded decision not to go to Paris for the Unity March, got me thinking about another satirical cartoon that graced the cover of an august publication in this country.

Mario: A Passionate Liberal With a Capital 'L'

Tom Allon | Posted 03.16.2015 | New York
Tom Allon

Mario Cuomo was a politician from a bygone era: a child of immigrants who through the sheer force of his intellect and his oratorical skills stood at the precipice of the highest office in the land. He talked about lifting the weak and the poor and he never wavered from his core principles.

Mario Cuomo's Legacy

Robert Slayton | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics
Robert Slayton

Cuomo's address was more than politics, it was part of an effort going back to our earliest immigrants, to delineate what America is by outlining our moral values.

Bill and Hillary Reflect on Mario Cuomo

Dominic Carter | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Dominic Carter

Yes, of course Mario Cuomo was a politician, but he was the voice for liberals and progressives at a time when there were few. We have to remember the time. The mid to late 1980s, it was so unpopular to be tagged a liberal.

Clinton: 'I Owe A Great Debt To Mario Cuomo'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton paid tribute to Mario Cuomo in an op-ed published by Time on Thursday, saying he owes "a great debt" to the late New Yor...

What Hillary Needs to Learn From Mario

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

She'll have no trouble calculating and triangulating, all part of a successful campaign. But she ought to heed the core lesson that we can learn by contemplating Mario's life and lasting impact.

Mario Cuomo - One of the Greatest Orators in American History

Richard Greene | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics
Richard Greene

I left Governor Cuomo's office that day thinking what I had always thought about him -- that he would have been a great president. I felt so strongly about this that, at the end of the interview, I mustered the courage to ask him, as many did, why he chose not to run.

Valuing Diversity and Investing in Our Nation's Children

Bruce Lesley | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

Imagine how different things for children might be if politicians were the ones to lose their jobs for failing to improve education, reduce child poverty, etc. What is needed is a focus on the needs of children before it is too late.

Mario Cuomo: The Greatness and the Fallacy

William Bradley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

A beacon for enduring core liberal values in a not infrequently wintry era. Reagan made conservatism seem inevitable. Cuomo helped many remember that it wasn't necessarily so.

'Green News Report' -- January 6, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.08.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: WHILE WE WERE OUT: The planet had its hottest year in recorded history; E...

Reflections on Governor Mario Cuomo's Health Leadership

James R. Knickman | Posted 03.08.2015 | New York
James R. Knickman

I always say with pride that New York is a leading state when it comes to health issues. The late Governor Mario Cuomo deserves credit for establishing or laying the groundwork for many of our successful initiatives to improve health. I join the millions of New Yorkers and others throughout the nation in mourning his loss.

Friends, Family Gather To Honor Mario Cuomo

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo was memorialized on Tuesday as a humble man of simpl...

Mario Cuomo -- Charmer and Nudge

Bob Liff | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Bob Liff

Besides the remarkable intellectual strength, and the spectacular clarity of how the intersection of faith and reason should drive public life, Mario Cuomo was both a charmer and a nudge.

For Latinos, Mario Cuomo's 'Tale of Two Cities' Critique Remains Timely

NCLR Action Fund | Posted 03.07.2015 | Latino Voices
NCLR Action Fund

It's time for our government to respond to Mario Cuomo's incisive critiques of an American elite that leaves the poor, young, elderly and Americans of color on the darker and dingier side of the shining city on the hill.