An effective transportation system is to the sustainable city what a well-functioning circulatory system is to a healthy human being.
The loss of any child is painful; a loss that could have been prevented is almost too much to bear.
Bailouts, like the one recently considered by the Obama Administration, aren't the purview of one political party. Both parties do it freely and frequently, at federal and state levels. The US government is bailing out businesses all the time.
Whatever the facts of the case turn out to be, one thing is certain. We'll never see a picture of the architect of this disaster walking under a "Probation and Pre-trial Services" sign.
The New York State Public Service Commission--in the face of strong opposition--this week approved a $7.6 billion bailout of aging nuclear power plants in upstate New York which their owners have said are uneconomic to run without government support.
For a glimpse of what New York's just-announced clean energy standard could mean to the state's economy, look West.
For nail salon workers, who are breathing in a toxic cocktail of chemicals every day on the job, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent executive order requiring ventilation in nail salons is a life saver.
At a time when the voices of bigotry, racism, and war mongering have in many ways, become the loudest, we cannot allow New York State to silence those students fighting for peace. This nation, and indeed the world, need their voices now more than ever.
Medicaid is the largest single item in the New York State budget, comprising 34 percent of the $156 billion State budget adopted in April, so taxpayer...
The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement was launched in 2005 by representatives of Palestinian civil society.
When in the past have you ever heard the term "unendorse" used? We haven't checked, but we believe it just got coined and added to the political lexicon.
On Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed an Executive Order that would prevent New York state funds from going to institutions or companies that support the global nonviolent "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions" (BDS) movement.
Cuomo is hardly the first public official to take issue with BDS. The governor's order comes as at least eight other states across the country have enacted anti-BDS legislation over the last year. But Cuomo's action marks the first time a governor has acted unilaterally against the movement.
I have spent much of my life fighting for the protection of kids, teenagers, and the underdog. All too often I encounter young people whose lives were ruined by the scourge of sexual abuse which harms their self-esteem and ability to thrive and function as adults.
Math. Path. Wrath. This has been the process through which Bernie Sanders' supporters travel. They don't get the math, so they continue to see his path, and if you disagree and speak to the realities of the campaign, you'll reap their wrath. And what's their main fuel? The super delegates.
A leading New York activist praised the jailing of one of the state's most powerful Republicans and his son after their conviction on bribery and corruption charges as a victory for good government.