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The Next Mayor Needs To Make Job Creation A Priority

Mar 21, 2013

Okay, stop us if you’ve heard this one: A guy walks into a New York City employment assistance office. He’s just been laid off, and he’s terrified. At the assistance

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:45 PM)

 

We Need a Public Health Mayor

Mar 12, 2013

When I walk around the city, listen to people describe their experiences, and observe my own family members, I grow disheartened. Too many New Yorkers are unhealthy because they have

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:45 PM)

 

Taking A Stand To Restore Paralysis Research in New York State

Feb 26, 2013

There seems to be no greater punishment than paralysis. It’s easy, lazy even, for me to say -- so many people struggle with horrific illnesses and severe physical challenges. It’s impossible

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:45 PM)

 

Why Grassroots Activism Matters to New York City

Feb 03, 2013

  New York City is simply not working for a large percentage of the population. In Manhattan, the top 20 percent of families earn forty times more than the bottom 20

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:46 PM)

 

Guest Commentary: The Unity Map and City Council Redistricting

Sep 07, 2012

NEW YORK — The redistricting battles are here again. Every 10 years, the New York City Council embarks upon a quasi-independent process of redrawing its legislative boundaries to comport with

Last Updated (Friday, August 01, 2014 03:08 PM)

 

Commentaries '99-03

Jan 18, 2012

Cooking With Gas (10/13/03) Once viewed as a pesky nuisance, natural gas has become more and more in demand - and more and more expensive. Sam Williams follows the journey

Last Updated (Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:11 PM)