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Jamycheal Mitchell: Mentally Ill, Criminalized, and Killed by the System

Vanessa Baden Kelly | Posted 09.02.2016 | Politics
Vanessa Baden Kelly

America is "treating" mental illness through incarceration -- and the price we are paying as a country is enormous.

New York City Fiber Optic Smackdown: Verizon & the USTA vs the City of N.Y.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 07.28.2016 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

The idea that only one class of wires -- regular, POTS, local phone voice calling access lines -- are now the foundation and criteria for 'shutting off the copper' or to be used as the principle policy driver, is ludicrous.

It's Patrick Lynch, Not Mayor De Blasio, from Whom an Apology Is Due

James Meyerson | Posted 03.13.2015 | New York
James Meyerson

Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.

A Call for Real and Reasonable Leadership

Aurora Barnes | Posted 03.08.2015 | Crime
Aurora Barnes

In times like these, there is a need for real and reasonable leadership. Reasonable leadership would have quieted Pat Lynch by establishing a framework for public discourse that allowed for the unpacking of the racial debate as opposed to letting it remain the elephant in every room that discusses police brutality.

#BlackLivesMatter Activist Speaks Out Against de Blasio's Call To Pause Protests

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Black Voices

The #BlackLivesMatter contingency isn't pleased that Mayor Bill de Blasio (NY-D.) has requested they suspend their protests. De Blasio asked that p...

Where Mayor de Blasio Can Find Some Real Money

Carol Kellermann | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Mayor de Blasio is already committed to pursuing tax changes in Albany (a millionaires' tax needs State approval), and he should make property tax reforms a key element of advocacy.