Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turns a New York brawl into a national Democratic proxy battle

Sean Patrick Maloney is a Democratic Party stalwart who declares himself a “practical, mainstream guy.” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a political outsider-turned-left-wing star with a powerful social media megaphone. Perhaps no two House Democrats better represent the dueling factions of a party at war with itself — over matters of doctrine and institutions, how to amass … Read more

NYIFF 2022: Five debut Indian films to watch at the New York festival

In 2001, two months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, when the city’s then “mayor Rudy Giuliani had called upon arts organizations to instead hold events so people would come out of sitting locked up inside their homes”, the arts organization Indo-American Arts Council birthed a film festival, the New York Indian Film … Read more

Amazon, Union Group Said to Face Off in a Rematch Election in New York

Amazon and the nascent group that successfully organized the company’s first-ever US union are headed for a rematch Monday, when a federal labor board will tally votes cast by warehouse workers in yet another election on Staten Island. A second win could give workers in other Amazon facilities — and at other companies — the … Read more