Commentary

Brownstones in New York City's Greenwich Village area.
Democratic candidates have begun proposing housing affordability plans. Here’s what they get right, get wrong, and can’t do.
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Women are perfectly capable of understanding and consenting to pregnancy in all its forms, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.
Women should have the freedom to be surrogates, with protection from exploitation.
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Email Ramos of High Mi Madre Co-Operative urges legislators to pass recreational marijuana legislation during a news conference at the state Capitol.
Claims range from mostly unproven to wholly unfounded.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at a rally to urge the Board of Elections to implement a robust early voting plan in April.
The press unfairly maligns the mayor and his presidential campaign.
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Senator Bernie Sanders began his campaign for a 2020 Presidential nomination with a rally at Brooklyn College in March, 2019.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is the most New York candidate for president.
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New York City apartment buildings.
Proposed stricter rent regulations would reduce the supply of housing available to newcomers.
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Legalization advocates should make the affirmative case for legal access to marijuana and how that will enhance the lives of New Yorkers.
The affirmative case for the freedom to experiment with a relatively benign drug.
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Yonkers' City Hall.
Power brokers extended the limit to three terms.
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New York state is much more likely than congressional Democrats to beat Trump in court.
The state is much more likely than congressional Democrats to beat Trump in court.
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A Brooklyn public school.
The vast majority don’t go to specialized high schools. Here’s how the city can boost the rest.
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