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I have been enrolled in the Democratic Party for many years, voting for every Democratic candidate (except for Ronald Reagan in 1984) up to and including Barack Obama in 2008. Unfortunately, he led the party to the ruinous state it finds itself today. more
“Just say no.” Many of us remember Nancy Reagan’s campaign in the 1980s to curb rampant recreational drug use. And whether it was actually effective is up for debate. more
I’ve been raped by good men before. Decent, smart, funny and generally enjoyable men who, in moments where they lean into their power as men in the world, cross a line I never know how to pre-empt. more
Recently, the Trump administration announced that it would repeal the 2015 Clean Power Plan, our country’s first and only federal limit on carbon pollution from existing power plants. more
How many years, how much destruction, and how much taxpayer-funded cleanup and policing will it take for Manhattan College to claim responsibility for the impact that their growing off-campus population has on the Riverdale and Kingsbridge communities? more
A vote to determine whether or not to have a New York state constitutional convention automatically appears on the ballot every 20 years. This is the year. more
We’re not gamblers. Maybe a lottery ticket here and there, but we wouldn’t bet the rent money or our paycheck on a long shot. more
The time has come to build a political system that is fair and open to all. Accomplishing this goal means reforming our voting and electoral systems. more
A young couple in search of their first apartment together is looking for a simple two-bedroom with enough space for a family. more
Recently several of us organized the Bend the Arc Riverdale Task Force, which will work with other New York state Bend the Arc chapters on passage in Albany of the New York State Dream Act, and in conjunction with other progressive groups such as Indivisible, to hold members of Congress accountable for the Trump agenda. more
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