Opinion

People participate in a protest calling on New York to cancel rent outside of a New York Civil Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 7th.
To protect Black lives, extend the halt on all evictions.
How can the private sector help NYC schools?
Sharing facilities and expertise could help students weather the pandemic.
Damages caused by Hurricane Sandy.
The effort faces objections, but it may be the best way to hold back storm surges.
The governor doesn’t want to raise taxes on the rich to protect public higher education.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
Infrastructure for arts institutions is a smart investment.
Work in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut tri-state region will never be quite the same.
With increased telecommuting, taxation for suburbanites could get complicated, so states should work together.
It’s worth looking at how the United States spent its way out of the Great Depression to find ideas for responding to the current economic calamity.
New York should take a page from FDR’s playbook.
A New York State DMV in New York City closed due to Coronavirus.
The budget shortfall makes efficiency essential.
Parole leading to prison reentry is at 47 percent in the United States.
New York should stop locking people for minor parole violations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Cuomo and California Governor Gavin Newsom
This is a time for top-down leadership.
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