New York City was hit hard by the coronavirus. It was the epicenter of COVID-19 during the spring and summer of 2020. Thousands of residents and businesses have at least temporarily left America’s largest city. While the city is struggling with short term effects, experts warn the economic consequences could be permanent. This has lead to doomsday articles suggesting the city is dead forever.
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His experience running for state senate, the curse of fundraising, and how running for office destroys your social life, how small-dollar digital fundraising is fueling left-wing candidates, what a DSA endorsement means and why Ross thinks he didn’t get it.
Journalist Ross Barkan discusses Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio’s responses to the pandemic.
Nation Contributor, Ross Barkan, will be here to explain why we just barely need to scratch the surface to see how New York Governor Cuomo, helped get us into this mess.
Ross Barkan, columnist for The Guardian and contributor to The Nation, talks about how New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tried to slash Medicare funding in the state before Coronavirus.
We welcome journalist Ross Barkan to the show, who has an article up at The Nation, “Cuomo Helped Get New York Into This Mess,” that tells the real backstory of Andrew Cuomo, and how his austerity policies helped lead to the disaster currently unfolding in New York.
It was certainly a Super Tuesday for former vice president Joe Biden. Ross Barkan, columnist with The Guardian, joins us to discuss the results.