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Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio news and analysis from The Nation
April 24, 2017
New York City’s Mayor Proposes Free Universal Preschool for 3-Year-Olds
With “3-K for All in NYC,” Bill de Blasio is ramping up the fight against educational inequality.
April 3, 2017
Police Arrested This Cop Watch Activist—But Then Recorded Themselves by Accident
The activist, Jose LaSalle, used a set of apps to record the police, and has shared those recordings with
March 17, 2017
Bill de Blasio Dodges Campaign Finance Charges—but Not Ethics Questions
New York City’s mayor may have behaved like plenty of other politicians, but progressives have an obligation to do better.
March 14, 2017
Can New York’s Mayor Do More to Protect Immigrants From ICE?
Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to protect immigrants from Trump’s deportation machine, but some of his own policies might get in the way.
February 14, 2017
Can a Push for ‘Good Jobs’ Solve New York City’s Affordability Crisis?
To fight inequality, New York City’s mayor vows to create 100,000 jobs paying more than $50,000 a year.
January 5, 2017
Can New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Be the Anti-Trump?
To succeed he’ll have to overcome controversy and the limits of his office.
November 8, 2016
We Can Fight Back Against Trump’s Islamophobia
These cities show how strategic legislation can fight anti-Muslim hate.
October 20, 2016
The Agency Designed to Protect Civilians From the Police Actually Protects Police From Civilians
The CCRB, it seems, was an agency doomed to uselessness from the start.
October 13, 2016
How the Clinton Camp Brushed Off Bill de Blasio and His Progressive Advocacy
E-mails reveal the response to the mayor’s prodding to focus on inequality and economic fairness was a dismissive: “Should we care about this?”
September 2, 2016
Andrew Cuomo’s Fragile Masculinity
His macho paternalism won't solve New York's problems.