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Lyra Walsh Fuchs

Lyra Walsh Fuchs is the associate editor at Dissent magazine. She grew up in Hastings-on-Hudson.

Hudson Valley Progressives Grapple With Redistricting Chaos

For voters, New York’s new Congressional districts and two-part primary are a source of confusion. For local progressives, they might also be an opportunity.


Assembly Candidate Sarahana Shrestha Is Tired of Waiting

The climate and justice activist believes the time is now for transformative action in Albany.


On Cannabis Opt-Out, Towns Search Their Souls

Fractious board meetings, strident Facebook posts, political challenges—and that was just one town. How Hastings-on-Hudson served as a microcosm for the legal weed debate.