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Why? Why is this a topic for a labor union? What does what’s happening overseas have to do with creating better working conditions for our professors at CUNY schools? more
It’s called the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, designed to keep elected officials — and those who work for them — focused on serving their constituents, and not themselves. more
What a fantastic place our city council will be come January when the number of women more than doubles. It will be a female majority — and a long time coming. more
It all started with a plea from Beth Alice on social media. She found a baby skunk with its head stuck in a sewer grate on Arlington Avenue between West 256th and West 259th streets. more
Innovator. Urban prophet. Villain. There are many words to describe New York City’s late “master builder” Robert Moses, and likely all of them are deserved. Moses has become synonymous with unchecked power — someone making unilateral decisions with little to no oversight. more
Just minutes after taking the oath of office, President Joe Biden looked over the sparse crowd on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building, calling for healing. more
When New York City’s matching funds program was first established in 1988, it was presented as a solution to big money out-muscling the “little guy” in city elections. more
The rules are simple. Don’t wear your hair in a ponytail, bun or braid. Dress in clothes that are hard to remove. Stay off your cell phone while in public, and definitely don’t mindlessly dig through your purse when in a parking lot. And please, don’t be out and about before 8:30 in the morning. more
His steps are precise. South 21 steps. Stops. Turns east. Holds for 21 seconds. Turns north. Switches his weapon to his other shoulder. Waits 21 seconds, before marching 21 steps the other way and repeating the sequence at the northern end. more
It’s by far the most powerful body in the land, balanced only by the executive and legislative branches. Yet, the U.S. Supreme Court barely gets a mention in the U.S. Constitution. more
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