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‘It’s Simply Mission Critical’: Mayor Bill de Blasio on the Revival of an Urban Agenda

Katrina vanden Heuvel, Joan Walsh and Zerlina Maxwell sat down with de Blasio to discuss universal pre-K, the Working Families Party convention and the role of mayors.

The bad news? The forces of opposition may be just as strong as he is.
Posted Apr 15 2014 - 6:14pm
With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible.
Posted Apr 2 2014 - 11:49am
The NYC mayor as fumbling amateur: this story writes itself, no facts required.
Posted Mar 26 2014 - 3:55pm


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New York City’s new public advocate on homeless children, the former mayor and her office’s shrunken budget.

How Bill de Blasio can help solve the twin problems of over-policing and under-educating in one swoop

Bill de Blasio

The powerful right-wing lobby doesn’t represent most American Jews, and it’s no longer the only game in town.

The outlook for Mayor de Blasio’s signature initiative just got a whole lot brighter.