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Richard Brodsky

The State of the Progressive Movement: New York

Dana Beyer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Dana Beyer

Two of next year's Democratic presidential contenders, Gov. Martin O'Malley of my current home state of Maryland and Gov. Andrew Cuomo the state of my youth, New York, both consider themselves progressive. Neither of them, however, can be called "progressive" in the traditional sense of the world.

Putin, Lenin and The Tsar: Moscow's Second Conference of "World Against Nazism"

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The conference is attracting major figures such as Elie Weisel partially because of its focus on the Holocaust, but the running conversation about the re-emergence of political activity that mimics Nazi ideology is an important one.

Indian Point, The NRC and 2012

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

After careful review of what is known about the Indian Point power plant, I am and have been of the view that it is dangerous, expensive and unnecessary. Here's why.

PRIMARIES! Your Guide To Today's NY Elections

Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With primaries just one day away, it's not too late to brush up on the biggest and most contentious races in New York. See the photos below for more ...

An Open Letter to the Electorate: You Have a Choice

Anna Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anna Sterne

On September 14, Democrats of the 92nd District have a once in a generation chance to vote for change and reform. Richard Brodsky's seat is empty for the first time in 28 years.

Voters Care About Drug Policies, Not Past Drug Use

Gabriel Sayegh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gabriel Sayegh

There's a change occurring in American politics: Candidates are being more open about past drug use -- and not just marijuana.

5 Candidates Picked For Democratic Attorney General Primary

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The second day of the Democratic state convention drew to a close here on Wednesday with a wide-open primary for attorney general after party leaders ...

Cuomo Picks Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy for Lt. Governor

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

The presumptive gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Cuomo, has tapped Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy as his choice for Lt. Goverrnor.

The Other Google/AOL/Yahoo Coalition

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Another Web coalition featuring Google, AOL, Yahoo -- and many other Internet players -- has gathered to fight proposed New York state legislation tha...