What Made it into the Budget — and What Was Left Out (New York Focus, 4/7/21)

Legislature Seeks to End “Arbitrary Limit” on Medicaid Spending (New York Focus, 3/29/21)

In an Upstate Jail, Incarcerated People Struggle to Access Promised Addiction Treatment (Filter and New York Focus, 3/26/21)

Chicago Socialists Led the Way in Expanding Undocumented Immigrant Protections (Jacobin, 3/12/21)

Will Jails Let Inmates Access Medically Assisted Treatment for Drug Addiction? (City & State and New York Focus, 3/4/21)

Illinois the Latest State to End Driver’s License Suspensions That Fuel Inequality (Filter, 3/1/21)

New York’s Progressive Path Forward (The Progressive, 2/24/21)

New York’s Two Marijuana Legalization Paths: Will Lawmakers Get It Right? (Filter, 1/21/21)

Will NY decriminalize clean syringe possession? (City & State and New York Focus, 1/21/21)

‘Enough Is Enough’: How a New York Coalition Is Pushing Lawmakers to Raise the State’s Revenue (The Progressive, 1/13/21)

NY Restricts Driver’s License Suspensions That Criminalize Poverty (Filter, 1/7/21)


Queens Public Defenders Win Unionization Vote (New York Focus, 3/11/21)

Queens Defenders Fires Two Pro-Union Employees (Queens Daily Eagle and New York Focus, 2/11/21)

Queens Public Defenders Push to Unionize. Management Calls Them a “Mob.” (THE CITY and New York Focus, 1/7/21)


“It Damages Democracy:” Watchdogs, Reporters, Slam “Non-Functional” Board of Elections Campaign Finance Website (Sludge and New York Focus, 3/9/21)

In Manhattan D. A. Race, Momentum Builds to Decriminalize Sex Work (The Appeal and New York Focus, 3/4/21)

“Vegas Is an Amazing Place For Progressives” (Daily Poster, 3/4/21)

Dysfunctional NYC Elections Board Staffed Through Pay-to-Play System (Sludge, 2/15/21)

Will Manhattan’s Next D.A. “Break Ranks” With Tough on Crime Colleagues? (The Appeal and New York Focus, 2/2/21)

Tali Farhadian Weinstein’s Run for Manhattan D.A. Fueled By Wall St Megadonors, Filings Show (New York Focus, 1/21/21)

A Democratic Socialist Will Soon Be Sworn in as Judge in Las Vegas (Jacobin, 12/26/20)

How Public Defenders Rocked Las Vegas Judicial Elections (The Appeal, 12/21/20)

The Election that Could Thwart New York City’s War on Drugs (The Appeal and New York Focus, 12/17/21)

Many New York Judges Spend Their Way Toward Seats on the Bench. And It’s Perfectly Legal (THE CITY and New York Focus, 12/9/20)

Inside the NYC Democratic Socialists’ Powerhouse Electoral Machine (Jacobin and New York Focus, 10/12/20)


Socialist Elected Officials Are Changing the Way New York State Politics Are Done (Jacobin, 4/1/21)

Janos Marton: The Criminal Justice System in New York City Is “Rotten” (Jacobin, 12/7/20)

State Senate Candidate Jabari Brisport on Animal Rights: ‘It’s Also an Attempt to Uplift the Human Value’  (BK Reader, 6/20/20)

arts and history

The Voyage of Friar Giuliano (New Decameron Project, 3/20/20)

Review: Chicago Opera Theater: Everest+Aleko (Chicago Review, 12/20/19)

Six Modern Foods with Medieval Origins (, 12/20/19)

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