Ross Barkan is a journalist who has been covering New York state politics, in particular the governorship of Andrew Cuomo, for the last eight years.
…But as Ross Barkan, author of a new book on Cuomo, wrote in New York magazine, “At every turn, DeRosa and her colleagues enabled Cuomo’s predation….”
Sam and Emma host journalist Ross Barkan, writer of the Political Currents by Ross Barkan newsletter on Substack, to discuss his recent book The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York, which covers the rollercoaster of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s legacy since the start of the pandemic.
In The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York, the journalist Ross Barkan, who has been covering Cuomo for years, examines his stunning rise and precipitous descent.
Ross Barkan provides Krystal and Saagar with all we need to know about the NYC Mayoral primary, and he announces his new book about Andrew Cuomo that counters mainstream narratives.
…Ross Barkan is a columnist for Jacobin and The Guardian. He ran unsuccessfully for a New York state Senate seat in 2018 and is the author of the new book The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York….
Ross Barkan returns to Breaking Points to talk with Krystal and Saagar about the chaos in the NYC Mayoral race.
Ross Barkan, journalism instructor at NYU and St. Joseph’s College, contributor to The Nation and New York magazine, and author of The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York (OR Books June 29, 2021), argues that Governor Cuomo garnered more national praise than he deserved for his handling of the pandemic and that his delay to shut down New York City last March cost lives.
“This is kind of the Holy Grail for the left that can never quite get pulled off,” says Ross Barkan, author of The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York. “It usually gets pulled off by moderates, or Barack Obama.”