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With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible.
As residents complain of nosebleeds and headaches, the country’s biggest oil-producing city moves to ban hydraulic fracturing.
The Jackson mayor had ambitious plans to bring “people power” and a “solidarity economy” to his city and state.
The case for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan does not actually require copious amounts of data on long-term educational outcomes.
New York City’s new public advocate on homeless children, the former mayor and her office’s shrunken budget.
The powerful right-wing lobby doesn’t represent most American Jews, and it’s no longer the only game in town.
Suddenly local fashion is all the rage. But can the garment trades once again bring good jobs to New York City?
In mid-December, the Main Library’s celebrated stacks were booked for demolition.