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Re-enfranchising New Yorkers

Oct 05, 2009

Photos from the Polling Place Photo Project The results from the primary elections on Sept. 15 were remarkable in two respects for those who worry about the health of democracy in

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Zoning without Planning

May 26, 2009

Photo (cc) mikebot Luxury condos like Schaefer Landing block easy public access to the waterfront and once unfettered views of the skyline. Amanda Burden, chairperson of the New York City Planning Commission,

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On the Gowanus, Say 'No' to Superfund

May 26, 2009

Photo (cc) Bryan Bruchman Would Superfund status radically slow down the commercial development of the waterfront? TOXIC NEW YORK

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Brooklyn's Lavender Lake Needs Superfund

May 26, 2009

Photo (cc) Pro-Zak TOXIC NEW YORK Decades after the federal government adopted the Superfund law to

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In Charge and Unaccountable

May 18, 2009

GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor control of the New York

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The Great School Debate

May 18, 2009

Gotham Gazette image by YH Huang Has mayoral control of schools saved our classrooms? Or should Bloomberg stay out? GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor

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Making Joel Klein Behave

May 18, 2009

GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor control of the New York

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The Limits of Democracy

May 18, 2009

GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor control of the New York

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Beyond Governance -- Creating a Constitution for City Schools

May 18, 2009

State Education Department Chancellor Merryl Tisch has added her voice to that of prominent education historian Diane Ravitch in challenging whether mayoral control of New York City schools has accounted

Last Updated (Thursday, March 15, 2012 01:43 PM)

 

Moving Around Downtown

Apr 29, 2009

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation's blueprint for rebuilding lower Manhattan strongly emphasizes transportation. In fact, the corporation says that construction on much of the World Trade Center site cannot begin

Last Updated (Wednesday, March 21, 2012 09:51 AM)