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Luxury Apartment

Shady magnates and corrupt politicians from all over the globe are stashing their ill-gotten wealth in luxurious Manhattan apartments.

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.

New York Public Library

The demise of the New York Public Library’s Central Library Plan is the end of a Bloomberg-era castle in the sky.

Bill de Blasio, Kasim Reed, David Axlerod

With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible.

Bill de Blasio

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.

Bill de Blasio

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

de Blasio inauguration

Suddenly local fashion is all the rage. But can the garment trades once again bring good jobs to New York City?

Blogs

Advocates hoped the mayor would bar city uniforms at an event that excludes gay and lesbian groups.

February 5, 2014

The new mayor has a real emergency on his hands.

February 4, 2014

We’re only thirty-four days into the de Blasio administration, but we’ve already seen enough to draw five conclusions about what kind of mayor he’ll be.

February 3, 2014

In February 1914, an editorial warned against allowing a small, privileged driving minority to jeopardize the lives of everyone else.

February 1, 2014

Following through on a key campaign promise, de Blasio agrees to an inclusive reform process for stop-and-frisk—but does it matter?

January 30, 2014

The mayor has dubbed the president the “champion of our cities,” but the State of the Union offered few indications of help.

January 29, 2014

With just a few appointments to a key board, de Blasio could take a step toward lower rents for New Yorkers.

January 27, 2014

In an address closed to the press and not even on his official schedule, the mayor said defending Israel is part of his job.

January 24, 2014

De Blasio wants mayors to turn up the heat on members of Congress who ignore cities.

January 23, 2014

There’s no way Cuomo’s plan pays for the kind of effort de Blasio got elected to provide.

January 22, 2014