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Updated: Demanding Progressive Politics from Progressive Politicians

by William Powhida on June 28, 2017
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New York is a famously blue state for politics that often seem conservative. Currently we have eight members of the Independent Democratic Conference holding the party’s agenda hostage in Albany because they think it’s too liberal. This includes single-payer health care, expanding abortion rights, and adopting public campaign financing. So, while I’d like to see more leftist policies take hold on both the city and state level, I have some concerns about the politicians that are supposedly leading that charge.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Don’t Trust Anyone Over 30

by Paddy Johnson Michael Anthony Farley Corinna Kirsch on June 1, 2015
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Roll through Bushwick and experience artisanal cheese doodles, mobile vintage clothing stores, and bars as far as the eye can see. It’s Bushwick Open Studios this weekend, which means the most democratic of all New York art events will inevitably be paired with lots local culture. We’ll publish a separate post dedicated to those events shortly, but in the meantime we’ve got a bunch of show recommendations that have nothing to do with BOS: Indulge your penchant for nostalgia with a rock and roll puppet show set in the late 60’s. Explore the world of mobile phone art. Brace yourself for a multichannel immersive video game experience. Even without BOS, there’s no free time in our schedules. There shouldn’t be any in yours either.

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