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The High Stakes Future of the Common Man Mayor

Jan 04, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (photo: @BilldeBlasio) By January 1st, 2002 — the day of his inauguration as Mayor of New York City— Michael Bloomberg had been a billionaire for some time.


Today's Protests are Centuries in the Making

Dec 29, 2014

Protests outside City Hall (photo: John Kenny @jjk607) The tragic deaths of Eric Garner, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu offer New Yorkers an opportunity to have a real conversation about our