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When asked about the word “pride,” few people will picture lions — “Pride” is the collective term for a group of lions that live together. Rather, many will remember the biblical warning, “Pride goeth before a fall.” Those words are a condensation of an admonition from Proverbs 16:18, which translated in their entirety, read “Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” 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
Rather than take on Mino Lora’s actual position on public safety, Abigail Martin is spreading inaccuracies. more
Even Republican legislators who know better are willing to cater to anti-scientific ignorance when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination in order to appeal to their party’s “flat Earth” ignoramuses. more
Preventing epidemics require disease detections before infections reach critical mass — the epidemic threshold. New York City’s COVID-19 case detection was mid-March 2020. Mount Sinai Medical Center recently reported mid-February blood samples containing coronavirus antibodies — a month before detection, COVID-19 had spread through Mount Sinai’s patients. more
On June 22, Bronx Democrats will get to choose two Democratic candidates for civil court judge. Since the Bronx is heavily Democratic, a win in the primary is most likely a win for the nominees in November, and the new ranked-choice voting does not apply for judges. more
This spring, Eric Dinowitz won a special election for the city council seat for which his father, long-serving Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, had been grooming him for years. more
As a lifelong New Yorker, I have a full understanding of the reasoning behind the gun-carry permit restrictions here. more
I am responding to the letter of Rebecca Lish and Andrew Mutnick in which they take me to task for stating that, in addition to Eric Dinowitz — who campaigned for and strongly supported Jeff Klein — council candidate Mino Lora also supported Jeff Klein in his Independent Democratic Conference leadership. more
Riverdale, and the 11th City Council District, are in need of change. more
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