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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.

Bloomberg Aims For Mandatory Composting In NYC

Posted 06.17.2013 | New York

A new proposal from Mayor Michael Bloomberg would eventually make it mandatory for New Yorkers to separate their food waste so that it can be composte...

Time for America to Get Tough

Denise Bode | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Denise Bode

Recent severe weather events make clear that we have to take action now on hardening and upgrading America's energy infrastructure. The most important tool is advanced planning.

Bloomberg Makes Big Move

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking his fight to pass background check legislation to Democratic donors, urging them not to donate to Demo...

It's Time to Address New York's Growing Gridlock

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Today, congestion is costing the New York region more than $13 billion a year in lost productivity from time spent in traffic jams, wasted fuel, higher operating costs, and vehicle maintenance.

Scraps in the City: Will Composting Rot the Big Apple?

OnEarth | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Elizabeth Royte, OnEarthSometimes I bike and sometimes I walk, but either way I'm a tree-hugging, 350.org-supporting, vegetarian Brooklyn cliché -...

Bloomberg Scandal Raises Ethics Questions For New Media

AP | By ADAM GELLER | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Launching his namesake company's news division in the 1990s, Michael Bloomberg largely rejected long-held rules of the journalism tr...

Bloomberg Accidentally Posted Private Terminal Messages Online

Quartz | Zachary M. Seward | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business

Bloomberg says it accidentally posted on the internet more than 10,000 private messages that traders sent each other on their Bloomberg terminals. The...

Raising the Cigarette Sales Age to 21: Politics Meets Paternalism

Audrey Silk | Posted 07.13.2013 | New York
Audrey Silk

Minors shouldn't smoke. There is a law already on the books that covers this. Sales to minors are illegal. Enforce it and leave the adults alone.

Geithner, Bernanke Hit By Bloomberg Spying Scandal

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

The Bloomberg terminal spying scandal has reached new heights, CNBC reports. A former Bloomberg employee told CNBC that he accessed information on ...

Bloomberg CEO Admits To Mistake

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2013 | Business

By Lauren Tara LaCapra May 11 (Reuters) - After reports that users of the company's financial terminals were investigating potential l...

Eleazar David Melendez

Bloomberg Hit By Terminal Spying Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The financial-news giant Bloomberg built its fortune and reputation on the combination of a voracious news-gathering outfit and a propriet...