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Cuomo Talks Left but Walks Right

Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address highlighted tokens of social liberalism for his working and middle class voter base. But we cannot let that divert us from his very conservative class agenda for his rich donor base. Cuomo touts prosperity but …

Cuomo Named Among Worst Governors In America

Flagrant transparency evasions and fundraising corruption puts Governor Cuomo on Citizen for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington’s ignominious list.

The report lists transgressions by King Andrew, including:

Expanding government transparency loopholes to include Blackberry Pin-to-Pin messages, which are not stored on a server and so are essentially irrecoverable once deleted, and then conducting state business with aides almost exclusively over Pin-to-Pin. What’s next, Andy, Snapchat?

Withhold documents from Cuomo’s time as Attorney General, and even remove previously public documents from NY State Archives.

Appointing donors to state positions, and …

Editorial: Andrew Cuomo Wants Your Child To Compete In The Hunger Games

Kids from rich and poor districts compete against each other in a high-stakes game designed to reinforce a rigid class system. The plot to Suzanne Collins’ smash hit The Hunger Games, or Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new scheme for $200 million …

Growing Movement For And Against Charter Schools

By Tom Siracuse: More than 1.6 million students attend 5,000 charters in the U.S.. Only 10 states have no charters. Los Angeles and Detroit have around 70,000 students each in charters and Washington D.C.’s charters account for 58% of its public …

Open Letter to Gov. Cuomo from Howie Hawkins, 2010 Green Party candidate for Governor of NY

[GPNY Co-chairs Howie Hawkins and Peter LaVenia on WAMC, the NPR affiliate in the Capital Region. ] An Open Letter to Andrew Cuomo December 30, 2010 Dear Governor Cuomo, Congratulations on your election. During our recent Gubernatorial contest, we emph…

Metroland Newspaper Endorses Howie Hawkins for Governor

Metroland: Howie Hawkins for New York State Governor Carl Paladino represents what is perhaps most loathsome in politics these days—a rich, Albany insider trying to capitalize on fear, racism and bigotry to gain control of the government that already…

Howie Hawkins Stands with Working New Yorkers

Howie Hawkins, Green Party candidate for Governor, stands with working New Yorkers and opposes Cuomo’s anti-labor attacks. From: The NY Times: Cuomo Vows Offensive Against Labor Unions Andrew M. Cuomo will mount a presidential-style permanent pol…