Interviews & Profiles

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries.
He’s the slow-walking, slow-talking establishment. And he’s not worried at all. 
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Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King.
A Q&A with the Black Lives Matter activist on his foray into NYC politics.
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Money under an umbrella.
Legislators and the state’s top regulator offer their insights.
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32BJ SEIU's new president, Kyle Bragg.
Kyle Bragg, the new 32BJ president, reflects on Amazon, upcoming elections and advocating for workers.
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2021 Mayoral hopeful Dianne Morales.
The Afro-Latina nonprofit CEO will be a first-time candidate in 2021.
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State Sen. Michael Gianaris was a "liberal regular." Then Queens transformed around him.
Or is Joe Crowley’s old pal just along for the ride?
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Former New York City Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2014.
The former New York City Council speaker talks about the island’s recent uprising and why she’ll never be silenced.
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Former Chief Judge of New York State Jonathan Lippman delivers his State of the Judiciary address in Albany, 2015.
The former chief judge thinks there is a broad consensus on replacing the facility with borough-based jails.
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John Raskin, co-founder and outgoing executive director of the Riders Alliance.
The transit advocate talks leaving the grassroots group, successful campaigns and the challenges ahead.
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A Black Lives Matter protest in New York City.
The Rolling Stone journalist says NYPD rules and gentrification led to tragedy.
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