A surge in gun violence has sparked calls for a return to tougher policing.
Democrat Bill de Blasio has been declared the winner of New York City's mayoral race by NY1, the New York Times and CNN. Though
Not voting reinforces rather than defies corporate power structures. Distinguishing his "indifference and exhaustion" from apathy, Russell Brand suggests that abandoning our voices will silently (telepathically?) send a message for utopian change. Hardly.
Here's a video of both candidates talking to HuffPost Live about income inequality, stop and frisk, the role of government
But surely it's at the top of the list? Like the list begins with, "1. Maybe let everyone know I've still been sexting some
Like a time capsule, this year's New York City mayoral race seems to be stuck in the 1970s. Not the near-broke city of 1975, but a one bankrupt of ideas that, four years from now, might put New York behind other cities with respect to talent, technology, innovation, and a competitive edge.
Deceptive and inaccurate right-wing films like Waiting for Superman don't help either, placing teacher unions as the primary explanatory variables of poor student achievement, while hailing charters as the panacea of all things public education.
New Yorkers who care about women's health should vote for Bill de Blasio. De Blasio has been a steadfast champion for comprehensive sex education, access to reproductive health services and the rights and health of women across our city.
New York City, with its world class ecosystem of investors, universities, and ideas to foster economic growth, still has untapped potential.
The ad, produced by the Lhota campaign, showed the disturbing images in an attempt to portray life under a de Blasio administration
We've just released a video outlining some of these ideas and I urge you to watch it below, give us your feedback and share
A kid-glove campaign without being in the least bit pugnacious won't work in a tough town like New York. For the last 20 years New Yorkers elected Republican mayors, but Guiliani and Bloomberg were alpha dogs (although different stylistically).
The debate was a critical opportunity for Lhota, who languished behind de Blasio in the latest poll by more than 40 points
Like other mainstream media outlets, the Times holds political activism in low regard, particularly activism of leftist stripes, and the de Blasio article is peppered with patronizing language.
Lhota's campaign has criticized de Blasio, who had a 50-point lead in a Quinnipiac University poll last week, for rejecting
When we get to the polls this November, New Yorkers will be voting on six proposed constitutional amendments. These items generally appear as wordy paragraphs in really small print on our ballots and we often either forget to vote on them or ignore them. We can't do that this November.
[VIA Gothamist] Glenn Beck warned America this week about a "Marxist communist with a history of supporting terrorism" who
New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio revealed on Monday that his estranged father, Warren Wilhelm, died by suicide
The founder of NYPP, meanwhile, is Craig Engle, an attorney based in Washington, D.C. who created the political law division
"There's no place in the city for racial profiling. Absolutely none," said Lhota. "It's a violation of federal law, state