Nick Barone

Democratic Party must embrace voters’ leftward shift

By Nick Barone – 5 years ago

Whether Senator Bernie Sanders wins the presidential nomination or not, the Democratic Party may end up going through a political revolution on its own come this No­vember. On Feb. 20,…

Sexism permeates popular criticism of Clinton campaign

By Nick Barone – 5 years ago

On Feb. 3, famed Watergate-era investigative journalist Bob Woodward criticized for­mer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s “shrill” manner of speaking on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” He took particular issue with the…

Media conjures false image of moderate Kasich campaign

By Nick Barone – 5 years ago

On Jan. 30, 2016, The New York Times “en­dorsed” (I use this term lightly) Governor John Kasich for the GOP presidential nomina­tion. Though conceding that “Mr. Kasich is no moderate…he’s…

Rikers Island abuses mentally ill inmates

By Nick Barone – 5 years ago

Juxtaposed against the grand urban expanse of America’s largest metropolis sprawls a fortified jailing complex, staffed with an army of over 9,000 correctional officers and spanning over 400 acres. The…