Fred Newman

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Bloomberg, Lenora Fulani, Fred Newman -- Rally for Victory!

    Be there or Be Square! Lenora Fulani, Fred Newman, and all the wonderfully zany leaders of the city's Independence Party kick off their big push to reelect Mike Bloomberg Thursday evening at a rally in Harlem.Bloomberg is listed as an "invited speaker" for the event at First A.M.E. Bethel Church on ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 8, 2009

    Bloomberg's Loyal Cult: The Independence Party

    Despite mayor's term-limits flip, Independence Party says all is forgiven

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Bloomberg Gets Independence, Staten Island GOP Committee Endorsements

    Yesterday Michael Bloomberg received the endorsement of the New York City Independence Party, which was part of the coalition that won Bloomberg his first narrow mayoral victory in 2001. As our own Tom Robbins has pointed out, the party has a lively history; the state party has endorsed such divers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Mating Game: Bloomy Loves Fred Newman, All Over Again

    One of this town's great political love stories is about to have a re-run. And like Taylor and Burton, and Madonna and Guy, it's bound to be even steamier the second time around .Mike Bloomberg and Independence Party guru Fred Newman are trying to patch things up, the Times reports this morning, and ... More >>

  • News

    August 15, 2006

    Bloomy's 'All Stars'

    City arranges new multimillion-dollar financing for Fulani's crew

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2006

    No All Clear for All Stars

    Fred Newman, the aging guru for Lenora Fulani and other devotees of his Social Therapy cult, sent a long goodbye note last week to backers of his controversial youth program, the All Stars Project. Newman, 70, said he was stepping down as executive producer of the group, and also giving up his post ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2005

    Labor Pain

    Transit workers leader Roger Toussaint is already up against the MTA's prickly negotiators, the mayor's lawsuits, and a clock that is rapidly running out. But he's also got something else to worry about: a vice president of his own union local who is a longtime disciple of Independence Party guru Fr ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2005

    Bloomy's Hypocritical Oath

    Four gripes with Michael Bloomberg's first-term performance

  • News

    September 27, 2005

    Bloomy's Flip-Flop

    How the mayor quietly backed down from his post–9-11 challenge to Fulani

  • News

    September 20, 2005

    Party Lines

    Independence Party chief says guru Newman OK'd Bloomberg endorsement

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2005

    Fulani Down, But Not Out

    Moments after Lenora Fulani and five close allies lost a lop-sided vote booting them from the executive committee of the state's Independence Party yesterday, she was asked what effect it had on the New York City party chapters, where she and her adherents still hold sway. Fulani held up her right ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2005

    Mike's Awkward Ally

    Bloomberg needs Fulani's ballot line, but not her heavy baggage

  • News

    July 5, 2005

    Helping Bloomberg?

    Fulani aide sues union

  • News

    June 14, 2005

    Bloomberg's Therapist

    Mayor Mike's independence party friends can put him on the couch

  • News

    June 14, 2005

    Fulani's Lecture

    Tough talk from party boss

  • News

    May 31, 2005

    Fulani's City Hall Push

    The mayor's wacky allies just want some respect—and a city contract

  • News

    May 31, 2005

    Shrink Rapped

    TV Gotti's alleged cult doc

  • Specials

    March 9, 2004
  • News

    February 24, 2004

    The Nader Interview

    Stop Building 'an American Sparta'