Ben Fikhman

I can’t hear you, sorry…or am I?

By – 5 months ago

After years of using Zoom, I finally realized something. That “something” was about a sentence I regularly repeated, yet I never got around to comprehending the poor logic within its…

Dutchess County election review

By – 8 months ago

On the heels of last year’s Democratic successes nationwide, Dutchess County Republicans enjoyed a great share of victories in this off-year election. Historically, the opposing party tends to outperform its…

Takeaways from a GOP-dominated election cycle

By – 8 months ago

During the Nov. 2 election, Republicans exceeded polling expectations and made unforseen gains. In a FiveThirtyEight polling average for the Virginia gubernatorial contest, former governor Terry McAuliffe (D) led Republican…

Takeaways from a GOP-dominated election cycle

By – 8 months ago

During the Nov. 2 election, Republicans exceeded polling expectations and made unforeseen gains. In a FiveThirtyEight polling average for the Virginia gubernatorial contest, former governor Terry McAuliffe (D) led Republican…

Dutchess County Election 2021 Guide

By – 8 months ago

[Full Disclosure: The reporter for this article is an intern for Rachel Saunders’ campaign] In Dutchess County, there is a wide array of legislative and judicial positions for the Nov.…

20 years later: The change we still need

By – 9 months ago

20 years ago, the world paused, temporarily upending the consciousness of an advancing global population in a brand-new millennium. Sept. 11 evokes feelings of heartbreak and horror throughout the world.…