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A Check and a Balance? JOHN LIU with Theodore Hamm

"I will be far more aggressive in every aspect" of the Comptroller's office than Bill Thompson, says Liu. "For one, because of my financial sector training, I’ll be able to hit the ground running. And number two, I’m just a very excitable person."

Brooklyn Supports a Public Option, and Beyond

If you tuned in to pretty much any TV news program in August you undoubtedly saw an unprecedented array of people carping about President Obama’s health care reform proposal. Some compared BHO to Hitler; others ranted about alleged “death panels” and the euthanizing of Granny and Gramps.

The Latino Crescent: Latinos make a place for themselves in Muslim America

Ponce de Leon Federal Bank, Pan Con Todo restaurant, and the Made In Colombia boutique line the sidewalk on Bergenline Avenue, which runs through the center of Union City, New Jersey. Flags from Puerto Rico, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic hang proudly in storefronts.

In Conversation

CHARLOTTE DUMAS with Alessandro Cassin

For those who don’t know the work of Charlotte Dumas, a small sampling of her photos is on view in Dutch Seen, a group show of Dutch photographers currently at the Museum of the City of New York, curated by Kathy Ryan.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2009

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