James Bradley

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  • 13 years ago

    Sifting through debris may not seem like the best job, but Ramon Perez had no complaints. A Mexican immigrant, Perez separated glass and plastics for five years at the Allied Waste recycling plant in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and his job had be...

  • 14 years ago

    It's usually very simple to spot a politician at a public event: the formal attire, the stiff demeanor, the inevitable entourage. Spotting Marty Markowitz, candidate for Brooklyn borough president, is even easier. All you need is a pair of reasona...

  • 14 years ago

    "This race is a mess," says Ernie Lendler, a political consultant. "there are too many legitimate candidates to get a clear idea of what's happening." This is not the kind of complaint one hears often regarding a City Council contest. While some c...

  • 15 years ago

    Nader or Gore? In this wan election season, it's about the only pressing issue remaining for the left in New York City. But there is another progressive alternative to the Democrats this year—the fledgling Working Families Party, a multiracia...

  • 15 years ago

    James E. Davis, insurgent candidate for the New York State Assembly, makes it quite clear that he holds his opponent, incumbent Clarence Norman Jr., who's also Brooklyn's Democratic Party leader, accountable for many of the city's ills. Very much ...

  • 15 years ago

    The massive development of downtown Brooklyn was supposed to usher in an era of prosperity for the borough. But with corporate-welfare kingpins like Joshua Muss in charge, the benefits are not exactly trickling down. At Brooklyn Renaissance Plaza,...


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