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Why I Left

Steven Amsterdam | Posted 03.05.2013 | New York
Steven Amsterdam

"Can't you just stay in New York and complain about it like the rest of us?" a friend asked. No, townies like me don't get this many excuses to flee. I had to go.

Trouble on the Horizon

Camille Rivera | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

As the city gets repaired, a new problem is showing up -- people who are newly unemployed because of the storm. To me it seems pretty simple: we need to connect New York's unemployed residents with the work that needs doing.

NYC Unemployment Rises Despite New Hires

Posted 04.20.2012 | New York

New York City's unemployment rate rose from 9.6 percent in February to 9.7 percent in March, (the national rate is 8.1 percent) despite the city and s...

Dear Small Business Owner: Raising the Minimum Wage Will Not Destroy Your Business (And It's the Right Thing to Do)

Matthew Titone | Posted 04.15.2012 | New York
Matthew Titone

Each and every time that the minimum wage has been raised, it was done against a firestorm of opposition from Chambers of Commerce. Yet there is no evidence that raising the minimum wage hurts businesses in the long term.

Paradise Lost

Henry J. Stern | Posted 08.16.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

There is a cloud hanging over upstate New York. Many of the 62 counties which comprise the state are an economic wasteland. There is not enough business activity to provide jobs for the population.

Prefab Behemoth May Come To Atlantic Yards

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More controversy today over Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards as the New York Times reveals that Bruce Ratner is planning on constructing the world's tallest ...

Retirees Replacing Teen Workers in Low-Wage Jobs

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

Employers are gravitating towards workers over 65 for very good reasons. But what may be good for employers may be seriously bad for the city and nation.