Tag Archives: Occupy Sandy Relief

Occupy Sandy Staten Island report

Those of you who don’t listen to Sex and Politics may have missed out on what is a continuing story here in NY–in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy (which hit last OCTOBER), there are still big pockets of damage and hardship. My guest was Goldi Guerra¬†of the Guitarmy, a great group of musicians in the […]

WBCR this week: Sandy relief and the Shock Doctrine

This week on Sex and Politics, I’ll be talking about Occupy Sandy Relief and the growing frustration in the areas hardest hit by the storm at the glacial pace of government response. Six weeks after the storm, thousands of NY residents are still living in homes that don’t have electricity or heat and are suffering […]

short follow-up to Hurricane Sandy thread

I’ve been up to my neck in family things lately, so I’ve been out of New York for the better part of the past week. ¬†That means that when I returned Saturday, I had been away from the continuing upheaval of the fixes having to be made for Hurricane Sandy. First, there’s this–a meteorologist predicting […]

Obama, Occupy and the work ahead

I’d be less than honest if I didn’t say that the election results were better than I expected. Not that I was rooting for Obama (for the reasons I’ve outlined previously on this blog), but I felt that Romney had betrayed a real contempt for much of America. And this isn’t just about his “47 […]