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Paul Ryan's Plans Are Being Ignored

Bloomberg | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

Representative Paul Ryan wanted big policy changes to lift the U.S. debt ceiling: a revamp of Social Security and Medicare, a framework for tax-code c...

Good Program Management Helps Smokers Quit

Stephan Rabimov | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Stephan Rabimov

Reducing a personal tobacco addiction requires daily management of the habit and a strong support system; similarly, the human resources development and health systems strengthening are necessary to help to combat the global tobacco epidemic.

Google's Chief Engineer, Not Bloomberg, May Be Reponsible for Igniting NYC Tech

Manoush Zomorodi | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York
Manoush Zomorodi

Mayor Bloomberg likes to take credit for transforming New York City into the second biggest technology economy in the country. Does he deserve it?

Elizabeth Warren Is Right

Doug Kendall | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics
Doug Kendall

It's no surprise that Warren's speech has drawn fire from the right. What is surprising is the weakness of the conservative response, which, in turn, demonstrates the air-tight case Warren has made about the pro-corporate trend at the Supreme Court.

Bill de Blasio Is Not Running a Racist Campaign

Diane Ravitch | Posted 11.09.2013 | New York
Diane Ravitch

What bothers Bloomberg is that de Blasio may well be his successor and has shown no deference to Bloomberg. In fact, he has been the mayor's sharpest critic. What an insult to Bloomberg!

Is This NYC's Next Mayor? Interview With Bill de Blasio

David Kirby | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York
David Kirby

The following Q/A was taken from a series of brief interviews I conducted with de Blasio, 52, over the past two weeks.

Women, Hear Me Roar

Abe Gurko | Posted 09.02.2013 | New York
Abe Gurko

During the Golden Age of Hollywood women were heralded and revered but with that era long gone, women needed new roles models if they were to ever bre...

Labor Day Musings of a New Yorker

Sherman Yellen | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York
Sherman Yellen

What we need is someone who respects the human scale -- the need for light and air and parks that make a city not just habitable but a joyful place for those who live in it.

Here Are All The Opportunities Steve Ballmer Missed

Bloomberg View | Matthew C. Klein | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business

Bloomberg View So now we know that Microsoft's Chief Executive Officer, Steve Ballmer, plans to retire within the next year. "Huzzah!" said the mar...

WATCH: Where To Get Your 'STOP FRISKING' Stickers

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

Judge Shira Scheindlin, in a landmark ruling last week, decided that the New York City Police Department's highly unpopular use of stop and frisk was ...

NYPD: Largest Gun Bust In City History

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 10.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses that offered cheap fare...

Justice Prevails, Racial Profiling Must End

Camille Rivera | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

Over the years, I and countless other New Yorkers have heard far too many horror stories of young men of color being stopped, humiliated, embarrassed and disrespected for no good reason.

If Only Billionaires Were Stopped and Frisked

Nida Khan | Posted 10.14.2013 | New York
Nida Khan

The amount of taxpayer money spent on these incidents is enough to make anyone's head spin. It's simply out of control. And it might be time for the Mayor and Police Commissioner Kelly to accept the reality that police officers need to be retrained and an outside monitor must be established.

How A Massive GOP Cuts Plan Could Come Back To Bite Them

Bloomberg | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

As the U.S. economy recovers from the worst recession since the Great Depression, the explosive growth of food stamps remains a lingering legacy. And ...

Frisk Your Ground: The Floridafication of New York City

Mitch McEwen | Posted 10.14.2013 | New York
Mitch McEwen

As a systemic violence, the Stop-and-Frisk policy of the NYPD might be considered the policing equivalent of Stand Your Ground. Search first -- ask questions later.

Bloomberg Frisked

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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If Stop-and-Frisk Is Illegal, NYC Will Become Dangerous Again

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 10.12.2013 | New York
Stephen Robert Morse

Stop-and-frisk is working. There are clearly fewer "bad guys" roaming the streets with guns, hard drugs, and other illegal possessions. If the NYPD is forced to no longer practice this policy, the results will be clear.

Mayor Bloomberg Reportedly 'Detests' New York Times

Posted 08.11.2013 | Media

David Remnick said on Sunday's "This Week" that Michael Bloomberg "detests" the New York Times. The panel on the Sunday morning news show was talk...

Bloomberg Eyes Chance To Kill Stop-And-Frisk Bill

Posted 07.30.2013 | New York

The potential appointment of City Council Member Erik Dilan to head the New York City Board of Elections could help Mayor Michael Bloomberg effectivel...

Bringing Food for the Soul: God's Love We Deliver

Jim Luce | Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

Growing up, my family had traditions centered around the holidays. I remember delivering frozen turkeys at Thanksgiving with my local Rotary club. Las...

Bloomberg Sues Liu

www.nytimes.com | Posted 07.22.2013 | New York

Fed up with what he views as a pattern of obstructionist behavior, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has taken the rare step of filing a lawsuit against the ...

PHOTO: Magazine's Startlingly Provocative Cover

Posted 09.10.2013 | Media

Bloomberg Businessweek isn't pulling any punches with its latest cover. The magazine's portrait of over-confident hedge funds get its, er, point acros...

'Take Heart, Al Qaeda Wannabes'

Newsday | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and several top law enforcement officials on Monday urged City Council members to reject two measures he said would hobble the...

SNACKSGATE

washingtonpost.com | Posted 06.21.2013 | Media

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Would the Bloomberg Soda Ban Unfairly Target Poor People?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The interesting question a new study set out to answer focuses on the argument that the so-called soda ban isn't fair because it disproportionately affects low-income people.