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Mayor in the Middle?

The Mayor hates politics. Oxymoronic as that statement sounds, it in many ways should have been clear from the get-go.

A Home for Elephants?

The New York State Republican Party has opened an office in Washington Heights. And, of course, the Republican National Convention is taking place in New York City, something that might have sounded quite ludicrous just five years ago.

A Mini-Guide to the RNC

The tens of thousands of visitors to our fair world city during the RNC will have an array of protests to choose from.

Republicans: A Prose Poem

"They hate our friends. They hate our values. They hate democracy and freedom, and individual liberty."

One Immigrant’s Journey: Chasing the Dream in NYC

Full disclosure: Enrique is my friend. I met him through my work, as an organizer at the Pratt Area Community Council, a not-for-profit housing organization in central Brooklyn.

In re: Atlantic Yards

A letter recently sent by State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Congressman Major Owens, and City Councilwoman Letitia James to their fellow elected officials.>


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2004

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