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We Need a Public Health Mayor

Mar 12, 2013

When I walk around the city, listen to people describe their experiences, and observe my own family members, I grow disheartened. Too many New Yorkers are unhealthy because they have

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:45 PM)

 

Taking A Stand To Restore Paralysis Research in New York State

Feb 26, 2013

There seems to be no greater punishment than paralysis. It’s easy, lazy even, for me to say -- so many people struggle with horrific illnesses and severe physical challenges. It’s impossible

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:45 PM)

 

Why Grassroots Activism Matters to New York City

Feb 03, 2013

  New York City is simply not working for a large percentage of the population. In Manhattan, the top 20 percent of families earn forty times more than the bottom 20

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:46 PM)

 

Guest Commentary: The Unity Map and City Council Redistricting

Sep 07, 2012

NEW YORK — The redistricting battles are here again. Every 10 years, the New York City Council embarks upon a quasi-independent process of redrawing its legislative boundaries to comport with

Last Updated (Friday, August 01, 2014 03:08 PM)

 

Commentaries '99-03

Jan 18, 2012

Cooking With Gas (10/13/03) Once viewed as a pesky nuisance, natural gas has become more and more in demand - and more and more expensive. Sam Williams follows the journey

Last Updated (Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:11 PM)

 

On Fracking, the Cuomo Administration Must Slow Down

Oct 07, 2011

Photo by William Swet Critics say hydraulic fracturing has caused damage to communities and the environment in neighboring states. Here, a truck near Dimock Penn., carries pipe to be used in

Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 10:42 AM)

 

On Fracking, the Cuomo Administration Strikes a Balance

Oct 07, 2011

Photo by William Sweet While New York has been considering wehteh to allow gas drilling, many sites have been developed in adjoining states, such as this one near Dimock, Penn. (For an

Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 10:47 AM)