Subject:

Dennis Rivera

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Not Dead Yet? Thompson Only 8 Points Down on Bloomberg, Poll Says

    This is remarkable, considering the hopelessness that has become attached to the campaign to unseat Mayor Bloomberg, but PolitickerNY reports that a SurveyUSA poll shows Bill Thompson just eight points down. Last time we checked, Quinnipiac had Bloomberg up by 16. (In July the spread was shown to be ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2008

    President Bloomberg? Not This Bad Apple

    Mayor Mike should get more heat for teaching kids to fear the police

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008

    TABLOIDED: Watching the Watchdogs

    Well, I was partially correct in my front-page predictions yesterday. There were three front-page stories, but they were spread out over both papers. The Post continues its all-Heath-Ledger coverage with a front-page devoted to Mary-Kate Olsen’s mysterious role in the events, and the Daily News fo ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2007

    Cuomo's Gal Friday

    Plenty keeps Albany's political odd couple, Andrew and Joe, together

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Rallies Today: World Can't Wait--for What?

    Call them the popular front to MoveOn.org's dogged efforts to defeat Republicans at the ballot box this November. Today the anti-Bush campaign World Can't Wait is pledging to bring legions of fellow Bush foes to the streets here in New York and in cities across the country, in a collective manife ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2005

    Remember the Stadium? Unions do

    Lingering anger over the defeat of Mayor Bloomberg's dream of building a colossal stadium on the West Side to host the Jets and the 2012 Olympics is now complicating efforts to forge labor solidarity on behalf of the striking transit workers. Bloomberg's push to build the billion-dollar edifice alo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2005

    MTA Strike: The Politics of No-Tomorrow

    Would this strike be happening if Governor George Pataki were running for re-election next year? Would Mike Bloomberg's city be shut down if the expiration date on the Transport Workers Union's contract were September or October, when he reached pre-election settlements with half a dozen city unions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2005

    Transit Showdown

    Transit workers staged an angry and boisterous rally Tuesday night outside Grand Central Station, invoking their own proud ghosts of Christmas past. Moments before Transport Workers Union Local 100 president Roger Toussaint dramatically ripped up a city lawsuit aimed at blocking a possible walkout t ... More >>

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Father of the Movement

    How Al Sharpton rose from 'racial arsonist' to racial healer, and changed New York City

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2005
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    September 20, 2005

    Labor Costs

    Union endorsements are dirty, if the mayor loses them

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    Times-Out on Sharpton Nod

    The New York Times has softened its earlier report that Rev. Al Sharpton and influential union chief Dennis Rivera had discussed a joint endorsement of Democratic frontrunner Fernando Ferrer.

  • News

    August 23, 2005
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    August 23, 2005

    The Other Freddy Ferrer

    2001 candidate trades two NYCs for one, prefers mainstream to upstream

  • News

    December 21, 2004
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    December 2, 2003

    Dean Looks for New York Love

    Blacks and Latinos Speed-Date the Candidate

  • News

    September 2, 2003

    A Paucity of Choices

    Few Challengers, and Fewer Issues, in Council Races

  • News

    May 27, 2003

    Hospital Holiday

    Study Finds Poor Oversight of a Billion Health Care Dollars

  • News

    May 6, 2003

    Way to Go, Joe

    Bruno Dumps Pataki, Sticks With Union Allies

  • News

    February 25, 2003

    Pataki's Prattle

    Job-Jingo Governor Proposes 'State-Killing' Budget

  • News

    December 24, 2002
  • News

    November 12, 2002

    Unfit to Print

    How the 'Times,' the 'Post,' and the Rest of the Media Conspired to Push Pataki

  • News

    October 8, 2002

    Pataki's Sick Department of Health

    How a Collusive Contagion Has Infected a $34 Billion Bureaucracy

  • News

    September 10, 2002

    Getting Greened

    Did Memories of the 2001 Mayoral Race Kill the Gubernatorial Primary?

  • News

    July 9, 2002

    Getting Away With Murder

    Pataki's Fiscal Follies Pass Unnoticed in Re-Election Fervor

  • News

    April 30, 2002

    Malloy's Mess

    Pataki, Spitzer Protect Construction Union Biggie

  • News

    April 9, 2002

    Bloomy Indicts Pataki

    Budget Blasts State Actions That Cost City Billions

  • News

    March 26, 2002

    Tall Tales

    With Rivera in Lead, Unions Ditch Dems for 'Lincolnian' Gov

  • News

    February 12, 2002

    Blue Cross Hijacked

    How the Governor and the State's Most Powerful Union Shortchanged Health Consumers

  • News

    January 8, 2002

    Miller Time

    How Internecine Minority Politics Picked the Speaker

  • News

    December 18, 2001

    Bread and Roses Too

    Celebrating 1199’s Voice for Culture

  • News

    November 20, 2001

    Labor’s Election Day Flop

    The Union Coalition That Wasn’t

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    How Bloomy Bloomed

    Blunders, Billions, and Backstabbing Beat Green

  • News

    October 23, 2001

    Labor’s Lone Ranger

    Dennis Rivera’s Tortured Path to a Mayoral Endorsement

  • News

    July 3, 2001

    Jesse Jackson: The Desperate Hours

    Inside the Civil Rights Power Struggle

  • News

    May 8, 2001

    One-Stop Bombing

    The U.S. Navy’s Assault on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques

  • News

    March 13, 2001

    Pataki's Faulty Safety Patrol

    Shorting Public Employees on Workplace Protections

  • News

    February 27, 2001

    Coalition Confusion

    McCall Crowns Ferrer, but Sharpton, Rivera, Rangel Skip the Coronation

  • News

    November 14, 2000

    Campaign Classics

    Tales From the Trail About Green, Zogby, Powers, and Zuckerman

  • News

    August 1, 2000

    The Early Line

    The Guys Who Want Rudy Giuliani’s Job

  • News

    May 30, 2000

    Rebellion of the Hollow Men

    Albany Dems Blast Assembly Speaker’s ‘Autocratic Style’

  • Books

    May 2, 2000
  • News

    March 30, 1999

    A Wounded Mayor

    Diallo Deconstructs Rudy's Racial Rule

  • News

    March 30, 1999

    Father of the Movement

    How Al Sharpton rose from 'racial arsonist' to racial healer, and changed New York City

  • News

    September 15, 1998

    The Storm at DC 37

    Rumblings of reform are finally breaking through at the city's powerful municipal union

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