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A New Deal to Recover from COVID

by Karl Grossman |

With the massive unemployment in our country and economic devastation caused in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a call has come from New York to the U.S. heartland to recreate the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Progress Administration … Full Story

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No Shades of Gray

by Karl Grossman |

Long Island too was part of the protests that have swept the nation in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis – one of so many killings of black people by police through the years. Many of … Full Story

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Nadler and Me

by Karl Grossman |

By Karl Grossman ~ Having been a journalist for nearly six decades, I’ve gotten to know many public officials. The smartest person in politics I’ve ever known – and I’ve told this to folks for years –is U.S. Representative Jerry … Full Story

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Blowing in the Wind

by Karl Grossman |

  Offshore wind turbines would rise 30 miles south of far western Fire Island under a plan approved by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on July 18, 2019. What has been named the Empire Wind Project would mainly be off … Full Story

One Balloon Too Many

by Karl Grossman |

“One balloon released is one too many,” says Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker. Thus she is sponsoring a bill to amend current county law, which allows the release of up to 25 helium filled balloons – and change that number … Full Story

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Shoreham 40 Years Later

by Karl Grossman |

“Shoreham Action Is One Of The Largest Held Worldwide,” was the headline in The New York Times about an event that happened 40 years ago. The article told of how “more than 600 protesters were arrested” at the site of … Full Story

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Phasing Plastic into Past

by Karl Grossman |

By Karl Grossman Three cheers to the Suffolk County Legislature for recently passing a set of measures aimed at restricting the use of plastic – that substance that has polluted the planet. Sponsoring the bills was Kara Hahn, who before … Full Story