Category Archives: New York City

When June Jordan and Buckminster Fuller Tried to Redesign Harlem

 Claire Schwartz in the New Yorker Magazine – In July of 1964, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Thomas Gilligan, a white off‐duty police officer, shot and killed James Powell, a Black teen-ager. Uprisings erupted in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, New York City, Racism, strategy

New York Is the Epicenter of the World

Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street Journal – New York I asked for the dateline in pride for my beloved city. For the third time in 20 years it’s been the epicenter of a world-class crisis—9/11, the 2008 financial crisis … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Crisis communication, New York City | Tagged

‘We’re Scared’: Doctors in New Coronavirus Hotspots Brace for ‘Tsunami’ of Patients

Pilar Melendez of the Daily Beast – “I just don’t want Atlanta to be the next New York City,” an ER doctor told The Daily Beast, as cases in his city continue to surge. As New York City—the epicenter of … Continue reading

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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