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Bob Hennelly

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Recent:
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Past:
  • AlterNet
  • City & State
  • Truthout
  • The National Memo
  • New York Slant
  • New York Observer

Recent articles by Bob:

Jeff Van Drew was one of two House Democrats to vote against impeachment inquiry. But why?

New Jersey congressman becomes an outcast in his own party over a single vote. But his concerns are real → Read More

There's a national labor uprising happening right now that the media isn't reporting

Decades of wealth concentration and corporate domination leave unions no other choice → Read More

Trump's chaos targets the rule of law as he dismantles our government from within

Democrats are finally moving against Trump. But in three years he's done a lot to render our government useless → Read More

Union head: 737 Max crashes caused by "incestuous relationship" between FAA and Boeing

Transport Workers Union chief says report on Boeing 737 Max crashes shows FAA taken captive by aircraft industry → Read More

Here's a 2020 endorsement: Andrew Yang — but not for president

He won't be president, but he's the only candidate who grasps the demographic and economic challenge ahead → Read More

‘America’s mayor’ Rudy Giuliani was always a fraud — just ask the FDNY – A

The anonymously sourced reports that former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s global fixer, is under criminal investigation by the very same Federal prosecutor’s office he once led represents a truly Shakespearean arc of irony. There’s much speculation as to how “America’s Mayor,” the widely → Read More

Giuliani was always a fraud. Just ask the FDNY

As the image of “America’s Mayor” was being rehabbed, 9/11 families saw how his malfeasance killed their loved ones → Read More

NYC schools begin contacting 9/11 survivors about health risks

Eighteen years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, educational institutions near the World Trade Center are finally beginning to reach out to former students and teachers to apprise them of the health risks they face as survivors, and how they can get help if they need it. At a Sept. → Read More

As the welfare state decays, public libraries become sites of social trauma

With no commons anymore, many homeless and struggling people find refuge at public libraries → Read More

The Jersey roots of Trump’s despotic rule

How Chris Christie's traffic sabotage on the George Washington Bridge presaged the slide of the nation → Read More

Hunter Biden’s great Ukrainian Gas adventure

Fossil fuel croneyism is bogging down the Biden bandwagon → Read More

Chronically underpaid EMTs are being assaulted at record rates

All the money goes to the top, as front-line emergency medical workers stress over the basics → Read More

Notre Dame and Gov. Whitman’s lingering 9/11 legacy

Something the anti-Trump Republican needs to be asked about → Read More

Corporate news media has turned universal health care into a wedge issue to protect their Big Pharma paychecks

Corporate news media has turned universal health care into a wedge issue to protect their Big Pharma paymasters. → Read More

ABC's debate moderators don’t understand what universal healthcare is

Corporate news media has turned universal health care into a wedge issue to protect their Big Pharma paymasters → Read More

The wound that won’t heal

After months of contentious debate, Congress this summer approved a permanent extension of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, which compensates survivors of the deadly 2001 terrorist attacks. Lawmakers applauded Jon Stewart, the former “Daily Show” host, for his pivotal role in drawing attention to the plight of the police officers, firefighters and others who had → Read More

The forgotten lesson of 9/11: Political misinformation long predates Trump

9/11 first responders are dying because officials lied about air quality. Trump is just a continuation of a problem → Read More

There's a future for organized labor — if it welcomes immigrants and supports them

Labor unions have a mixed record on immigration — but most now understand that an alliance is necessary → Read More

The answer to organized labor’s woes? Immigrants.

This Labor Day will be a historic one for a coalition of organized labor and immigrant rights advocates in New York. In January, both camps celebrated the passage of the state DREAM Act, which made undocumented immigrants eligible for in-state college tuition assistance. Several months later, the state Legislature overcame bipartisan resistance to authorize driver’s licenses → Read More

No cushion for the Trump recession: Why this one could be worse than 2008

Even a mild downturn could hit Americans harder — the "recovery" from 2008 left too many people on the margins → Read More