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Ras Baraka wants to reclaim New Jersey’s largest city from charter schools and Wall Street.
Fiorello La Guardia also took office in a time of crisis—and he was open to new ideas and bold reforms.
How Bill de Blasio can help solve the twin problems of over-policing and under-educating in one swoop
What Bill de Blasio can learn from Antonio Villaraigosa
The outlook for Mayor de Blasio’s signature initiative just got a whole lot brighter.
In the Bloomberg era, the woes of wealthy parents eclipsed those of everyone else. Now we’re talking about what most families are up against.
The New York City mayoral candidate talks labor issues, climate change, the NYPD and the legacy of A-Rod.
The citizens of one of our largest cities are being shut out of the decisions that will affect their future.
A resurgent protest culture fights back against Rahm Emanuel’s austerity agenda.
As last year’s occupations showed, cities need more places the public can call its own.
- Responses to Noam Chomsky on Israel-Palestine and BDS
- The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
- Losing to Germany Wasn’t Actually the Worst Thing to Happen to Brazil This World Cup
- The GOP’s Completely Incoherent Stance on the Border Crisis
- The Senate Judiciary Committee Just Backed an Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United’
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