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New York City's Foreign Policy

Jul 01, 2002

  Rodolfo Montiel and Teodoro Cabrera waged a crusade to save the forests of Mexico, and were imprisoned for it. Three members of the New York City Council waged their own

 

Involvement and Accountability

Jun 17, 2002

 Dennis Walcott is deputy mayor for policy. He served as president of the New York Urban League and was a member of the Board of Education. This is adapted from

 

Elect The Board Of Education

May 20, 2002

In the debate over how to improve the governance of the city schools, most people seem to see the choice as either mayoral control or an expansion of the membership

 

Child Care

Apr 01, 2001

A complex picture of benefits and risks for young children in child care is emerging from a large and long-running national study. Researchers conducting the study for the National Institute

 

The Governor's Budget

Jan 01, 2001

  When Governor George Pataki unveiled his proposed new budget, Michael Rebell was unimpressed. Rebell is the executive director of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, the group that won a landmark

 

Going Private

Nov 27, 2000

  What do Off Track Betting, the World Trade Center and some of New York City's most troubled schools have in common? All are run by a government agency, but won't be

 

Beware The Mantra Of Privatization

Nov 27, 2000

I entered public service with a commitment to make a difference in people's lives. Having grown up with heroes like President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther

 

Get Out the Vote!

Nov 06, 2000

  What if they had an election and nobody voted? It is not that unreasonable a question. Across the country and in New York, Americans are voting less and less. In 1953,

 

The Press

Oct 17, 2000

When George W. Bush made an insulting remark about New York Times reporter Adam Clymer that was inadvertently picked up by the microphones at a campaign stop last month, Times