Keyword: Michael Gold
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Believing conspiracy theories must be comforting. Conspiracy theorists construct a venomous fantasy of an overwhelming threat, and they’re believed because they give the believer certainty about who the enemy is. more
An exploding pandemic, nationwide street protests against police killings of African American men, a cratering economy, and not least of all, a president who is aggressively trying to destroy democracy and install himself as absolute dictator for life — All mark America as a nation suffering from multiple fundamental crises. more
Early in the morning of April 4, about 4 a.m., just into springtime — the most pregnant of seasons — a 55-year-old Bronx man with diabetes, who found out he had been infected with the COVID-19 virus, called the police on himself. more
COVID-19 feels like watching a horror movie, except I’m in it. We’re all in it. more
A number of bankrupted owners, a fire-destroyed mansion and 40 years later, Charles Moerdler is still dealing with Delafield Estates. But now, with the financial backing of real estate developer Abraham Talassazan, the property is closer than ever before to finishing what are now expected to be high-end single-family homes. more
I’m Donald Trump, and I’ve been running for re-election since the day I got elected. more
I’m a kindergarten teacher in the Bronx, so I’m uniquely qualified to judge Donald Trump’s behavior. more
It was the beginning of a new year — 1975, that is. The ongoing energy crisis had cars lined up for gas from Riverdale Avenue to Broadway. The former Palisade Avenue home of longtime U.N. Secretary-General U Thant had just burned to the ground. And a McDonald’s restaurant opened its doors on Broadway for the first time, with a Burger King under construction up the road. more
New regulations are being proposed that will change the way the Special Natural Area District is administered by the city planning department. These special zoning rules govern many of the single-family house areas in Riverdale and Fieldston. more
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