Have I Been Redistricted? Search Your Redrawn Political Districts in New York

Congressional and state seats have changed. Before this summer’s primary elections, find out how your old districts stack up with your new ones.

Have I Been Redistricted? Search Your Redrawn Political Districts in New York

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 28, 2020: People vote in the Madison Square Garden during the 2020 Presidential election between President Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden. (Shutterstock) By Will Welch, Rachel Holliday Smith and Alyssa Katz, THE CITY After a chaotic redistricting process, New York’s political boundaries have finally been set for the […]

How the ‘Replacement’ Theory Went Mainstream on the Political Right

How the ‘Replacement’ Theory Went Mainstream on the Political Right

Orlando, FL, USA – JUNE 19, 2020: Trump, you’re fired poster. Demonstration in the USA. Voters and politics. US President Donald Trump impeachment. Elections, election campaign. (Shutterstock) By Domenico Montanaro, NPR Following the shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., focus has been trained on the “replacement” theory, also known as “white replacement” theory. That’s because a white […]

What is a District Leader? Your Guide to New York’s ‘Micro Elected Officials’

They’re volunteer positions with a history in patronage politics. Today, district leaders influence who can be judges, poll workers and members of each borough’s county committee.

What is a District Leader? Your Guide to New York’s ‘Micro Elected Officials’

New York, New York – October 26, 2020: A ‘Vote Here’ sign is posted outside a polling station in Kips Bay during the 2020 Presidential Election between President Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden. (Shutterstock) By Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY You’ve heard of City Council members, and you know you have state representatives, too. […]

‘We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting’: Countries Vulnerable to Climate Disaster Issue Rallying Cry

‘We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting’: Countries Vulnerable to Climate Disaster Issue Rallying Cry

Thousands of people takes part in a demonstration against climate change in Brussels, Belgium on October 10, 2021, ahead of the COP26 climate summit. (Shutterstock) By Sam Meredith, CNBC GLASGOW, Scotland — World leaders, campaigners and environmental activists representing people most threatened by climate change issued a defiant “warrior cry” at the COP26 summit on […]