Posts by Richard Brodsky

The images and sound bites flashing out from Zuccotti Park to the world have caught a great deal of the feel of the encampment. It is chaotic and free-flowing, a little rude, enormous fun and in...
October 12, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
I'm usually reluctant to criticize folks I don't know, but some things can't be passed over.  I've never met Nina Eliasoph, a professor of sociology at the University of Southern California....
October 4, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
Industrial democracy is a messy but essential process. Union members should and do retain the final word over the terms and conditions of their daily workplace existence.
September 30, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
Autumn brings the political warhorses out of the barn, with a sense the race is on. And nationally, it is. But rather than the electricity and anticipation that your correspondent, a truly old...
September 26, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
The Fukushima nuclear catastrophe opened the eyes and minds of most Americans to the dangers of Indian Point, and real mismanagement by the NRC.  The NRC is supposed to ensure...
September 21, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
When you think about it, Obama's record is chock full of good stuff. Take Libya. He orchestrated a military and political response that worked (put aside whether the new guys will be an improvement...
September 19, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
It must be said, New York City was very lucky this weekend. The actual impact of hurricane Irene on the health and safety of New Yorkers was much less than had been feared, and for that we're all...
August 29, 2011 | Richard Brodsky
Last week's spat between Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg over the Indian Point nuclear power plan has the grim fascination of a car wreck. Put aside the facts (Cuomo has the clear upper hand,...
July 11, 2011 | Richard Brodsky