Whole areas of philanthropy are shaken up when some mega donor decides they care about X issue. This week it was Michael Bloomberg's newfound interest in overfishing.
It's not often that someone can make a philanthropic investment that simultaneously fights climate change, biodiversity loss, and world hunger. But Michael Bloomberg is doing just that.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter. DAILY CLIMATE CHANGE: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 22 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...
When Marx started to talk about public ownership of the means of production, he never guessed he was predicting how the Yankees would maneuver themselves a free stadium. And he never expected his most successful disciples to be two billionaires, George Steinbrenner and Mike Bloomberg.
Perhaps if the wealthy started thinking about how they give in the same vein as how they invest, we would make major inroads and solve big problems.
Are you a small business that wants high speed broadband in New York City? You're in luck! There's a competition available to get you just what you need.
Michael Bloomberg's extraordinary 12-year term as mayor of New york has just ended. This is an opportune time to review the billionaire mayor's mixed-bag legacy.
We cannot yet compare Bloomberg and de Blasio. But if de Blasio runs the city with the same brilliant skill that he ran his campaign -- he came from the bottom of a Democratic pack to a stunning victory in the primaries and general election -- he will be a formidable mayor.
I certainly had my fair share of differences, both publicly and privately, with Mayor Bloomberg. But, through it all, I remained a loyal supporter, because I respected his independence and I knew his heart was in the right place.
When a girl can't leave her house because she's so unhappy with her appearance, I would argue we have reached a whole new -- and systemic -- level of toxicity.
Will de Blasio/Fariña schools be substantially different from Bloomberg/Klein/Walcott schools? As Randy Newman sings in the opening to every show in the Monk detective series, "I may be wrong now, but I don't think so!"
Anyone who cares about the health of the arts sector in New York City must be grateful to Mayor Bloomberg for selecting such a grand champion and empowering her for all of these years.
The recent New York Times series Invisible Child powerfully describes the life of Dasani, a 12-year old ...
The past, present, and future of the Democratic Party shared the stage at NY City Hall on a cold January day. Leaders in local, state, and national politics braved the bitter cold to ring in both the New Year and a new face for New York Politics.
This is for my progressives. My fellow activists and outside the boxers who are rightfully disillusioned with the electoral process, but courageous enough to stay in the game. Tomorrow morning, we take a big step forward.