Nation Topics - New York City
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In New York and other cities, activists are pushing back against the persistence of inequality in death, as in life.
Noam Scheiber says the mayor should focus more on economic populism—but neglects to mention his big wins for New Yorkers.
Bill de Blasio was elected to unite a divided city, but some rifts are hard to mend.
The former activist and New York public advocate discusses his first year as mayor.
Body cameras have been embraced by the police, even as police attack cop-watch patrols.
Finally, a different picture is emerging of the former New York City mayor.
For years, Muslim New Yorkers have been spied on, not heard; now they’re finding their political voice.
As young community leaders take office and a progressive power base grows, machine politics is losing its grip on the Big Apple.
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.