Category Archives: New York City

Matthew Whitaker’s testimony about Trump trying to influence the Cohen inquiry was cagey. Now we might know why.

By Aaron Blake writing for The Fix in the Washington Post – President Trump has denied a New York Times report that he asked then-Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker to appoint an ally in the Southern District of New York to run the investigation of Michael Cohen, Trump’s … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, New York City, Robert Mueller, Washington Post

New York City Joins The “Imminent Bankruptcy” Club

  By Tyler Durden in Zero Hedge The “public pension crisis” is the kind of subject that’s easy to over-analyze, in part because there are so many different examples of bad behavior out there and in part because the aggregate … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, New York City, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Lost City of Trump

By Michael Kruse of Politico The week before Thanksgiving in 1985, a 39-year-old Donald Trump announced his plan to make sure nobody would ever forget him. It was supposed to be Trump’s legacy. Today it’s a mere shadow of his dream—but … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, New York City, Politico

The Death of a Once Great City: The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence

By Kevin Baker in Harper’s Magazine As New York enters the third decade of the twenty-first century, it is in imminent danger of becoming something it has never been before: unremarkable. It is approaching a state where it is no … Continue reading

Posted in New York City, United States