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Susan Lee

Susan Lee

  • City Council Member Christopher Marte Fails a Big Leadership Test

    City Council Member Christoper Marte (photo: Gerardo Romo/NYC Council)

    [Update: Less than 48 hours after the publication of this op-ed, Council Member Marte announced he had accepted Steven Wong's resignation]

    It has been a month since a top aide to City Council Member Christopher Marte unleashed a vicious, misogynistic, profanity-laced verbal assault on one of the city’s most prominent and respected Chinese-language