Monthly Archives: May 2020

Is the healthcare “free market” working for you?

Journalist Jon Walker published a new piece for The American Prospect titled, “A Guide to the Nightmare of Getting Health Insurance in a Pandemic,” which detailed the absurdity of the U.S. system. Walker paints a picture of a healthcare system … Continue reading

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Rampant Asymptomatic COVID-19 in a Homeless Shelter

I have previously written about “the forgotten” and why Coronavirus infection in these populations affects us all.  I am talking about people in prisons, people in nursing homes and people in homeless shelters.  Outbreaks of COVID-19 in these populations do … Continue reading

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Is the East End ‘Open for Business’ as Usual?

Gurney’s Inn, long an iconic resort on Long Island’s eastern tip at Montauk (June 5, 2013) Credit: Doug Kuntz Some East End resorts are planning to open soon. Contrary to some assertions that misinterpret Governor Cuomo’s Executive Orders, resorts are … Continue reading

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Voting in the Pandemic Era: Safety First.

Safety First (in the Southampton Press) As the officers of the Southampton Town Democratic Committee, we wanted to share some thoughts about the controversial decision to cancel the New York State Presidential Primary. We understand that there are Democrats who … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Anti-Vaxxer Donor

Zeldin’s Anti-Vaxxer Donor Joins Reopen Protests, Opposes Any Future COVID-19 Vaccine Does Lee Zeldin agree with risking New Yorkers lives? As Governor Cuomo prepares a statewide plan to reopen safely, Lee Zeldin donor and staunch anti-vaccine advocate Rita Palma joined calls to … Continue reading

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Law and Order: not for Zeldin and Flynn

Remember when Republicans were known as the “law and order” party? Seems like a million years ago. Let’s recap the saga of Mike Flynn: November 2016: Trump announces Flynn as his incoming national security advisor. December 2016: Flynn secretly talks … Continue reading

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