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Every day, it seems, politicians and the public debate the hot-button issue of how to save our failing schools. Students are not being properly taught, it is claimed. There is too great an … more
By James Dalton“It’s only a building,” in the phrasing of a recent weekly bulletin from Visitation Church.With these words and the simple turn of a lock, the 80-year story of a … more
Last Friday morning, I took off from work to watch the city celebrate the U.S. women’s soccer team winning their third World Cup with a ticker tape parade from Battery Park to City Hall. I had … more
I was encouraged by the powerful words of our local environmental and climate justice organizations in last week’s op-ed titled “Close down Indian Point.”  As the first … more
There is something askew with education in this country, and I think it all started with the “War Baby Boom.”  During World War Two, we fielded an armed force of 16 million men in … more
Our understanding of the human brain is still in its infancy. The recent expenditure by the federal government on basic research may move us forward, at least a little. The brain remains a wonder. … more
Life gets so hard when you’re very old that dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs bureaucracy does indeed feel like adding insult to an already injurious process. First you serve your … more
Starting June 29 through September 4, free, healthy summer meals will be available for all children 18 years or younger at more than 1,000 locations across the city and for the first time … more
To: Senators Schumer and Gillibrand, Mayor de Blasio, and all NY Elected Officials From: Bronx Climate Justice North, Bronx Climate Justice South, and South Bronx Unite We are writing to urge … more
Whether you’re a high school or college graduate, or a graduate of life, like me (I turn 60 this year), the 2014 movie “Whiplash,” directed by Damien Chazelle and based on a true … more
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