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Waiting For Environmental Justice to Come

David A. Love | Posted 07.08.2014 | Black Voices
David A. Love

Environmental toxins and pollutants know no class or race, and yet government policies and corporate activities place an undue burden on the health of the poor and communities of color.

The Hissing of the Fat Cats

Mike Lux | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The powerful, super-wealthy people at the top of the economic food chain have noticed all this populist stirring. Boy, have they noticed. In spite of all their power and wealth, they are offended that anyone is suggesting that the system should be tinkered with. They're speaking out -- in truly silly ways -- and putting their money where their mouths are.

The Affordable Care Act Will Raise Wages

Mary Manning Cleveland | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Mary Manning Cleveland

Mayor DeBlasio and other good Democrats may not understand how public benefits raise wages, but their opponents sure do.

New York: The Tale of Two Cities

Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D. | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D.

When Bill de Blasio moved into Gracie Mansion, he became mayor of 59 community districts that constitute New York City. As he eloquently described during his campaign, these districts comprise two distinct cities that have very little in common.

NYC -- What Tech Needs

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

For startups, there are three areas that need our immediate attention. Sleeping, Connecting, and Enjoying.

4 Election Examples Of The People Winning Out Over Corporate Interests

YES! | Sarah van Gelder | Posted 11.07.2013 | Impact

Here are four cases in yesterday's election where people power won out over corporate interests. And one that went the other way. With the Supr...

Christie, McAuliffe Win Big

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The 2016 overtones were clear in this year's two most high-profile elections. Republican Gov. Chris C...

Matt Sledge

De Blasio Says Bloomberg Didn't Go Far Enough On Gun Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- While mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg sent his police force after guns on the streets, launched sting operations against gun sho...

Michael McLaughlin

Bill De Blasio Is Starting To Look A Lot Like Someone Else We Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.25.2013 | New York

A Facebook page updated regularly with the latest political news. A home on YouTube for official campaign commercials and videos of appearances on the...

Clinton Could Face Huge Generational Problem From The Left

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

The deeper you look, the stronger the evidence that de Blasio’s victory is an omen of what may become the defining story of America’s next politic...

Meet The Obama Of New York

Reason | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

The man New York Democrats seemed poised to choose this week as their candidate for mayor, Bill de Blasio, sure has a lot in common with President Oba...

Anthony Weiner: 'I'm Convinced' That I'll Win Election

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Despite terrible poll numbers and awkward YouTube videos, Anthony Weiner is still certain he's going to win the 2013 New York City mayoral race. "...

Michelangelo Signorile

Christine Quinn: I Am Proud Of The 'Support Of Tens Of Thousands Of LGBT New Yorkers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 08.15.2013 | Gay Voices

In an interview on Wednesday, New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, who would make history as the city’s first openly gay or lesbian mayo...

New Leader In NYC Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio leads the Democratic primary field for the city's 2013 mayoral elections, according to a Quinnipiac Unive...

Michael McLaughlin

De Blasio's 'Progressive' Campaign Takes Off In Weiner's Fall

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio bounded down a staircase into a subway station in Brooklyn's Clinton Hill neighborhood at rush hour Monday morning. A handful of campai...

Weiner's Poll Numbers Plummet

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Anthony Weiner has dropped from the front of the pack to fourth place in the Democratic primary for New York City's mayoral race, a poll released Mond...

Enough is Enough -- Pearson Education Fails the Test Again and Again

Alan Singer | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Alan Singer

The relationship between New York City, New York State, and Pearson Education must end. Other states and municipalities should reconsider their relationship with Pearson as well. This company and its testing regime have not earned the right to work in American schools.

The Mighty Quinnberg

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York
Alec Baldwin

How do I convey this without offending the gay community, or women who are supportive of more women in politics, or those who believe that Michael Bloomberg was a great mayor for New York? It may be impossible, but here goes. Christine Quinn is not qualified to be mayor of New York.

My Lunch Group

Richard Abrons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

I am part of a NYC lunch group that has met for lunch once a month for the past fifteen years and is still going strong. There are six of us, all in our mid-eighties. Some of us have been friends for 72 years; others, a mere 50 years.

John Rudolf

Federal Judge Slams NYPD Over Stop and Frisk, Opens Lawsuit to Millions

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Opponents of the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program scored a major victory in court Wednesday, after a federal judge gr...

Wonky Interlopers: Crash These Political Holiday Parties

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An intrepid reader of WNYC has compiled a list of this season's 'hottest' political parties, including a fundraiser for Manhattan Borough President's ...