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Michael Bloomberg in Oklahoma City.
The former NYC mayor’s justification for the racial breakdown of stop-and-frisk isn’t supported by data.
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A light pole with a surveillance camera at the World Trade Center.
It would require the NYPD to disclose information about its surveillance tools.
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City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, sponsor of the bill that will allow non-citizens to vote in NYC's municipal elections.
If we want New Yorkers to have true representation, we must extend the right to vote to all who live here, including non-citizens.
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Legislation has been proposed in the New York State Senate to completely decriminalize sex work.
To prevent exploitation, cut out the middlemen.
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The non-violence sculpture at the U.N. headquarters in New York City.
New York’s famously tough gun laws play a role in curbing both homicides and suicides, but there are other factors at play.
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States are legalizing turning garages into apartments.
The state should legalize turning garages into apartments.
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Gov. Cuomo has proposed adding eight new tracks to Penn Station.
While Gov. Cuomo’s ambition to improve capacity is commendable, the recently announced plan is all wrong.
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The Acela high-speed rail in Washington D.C.
Instead, Gov. Andrew Cuomo should invest in local transit improvements all over the state.
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One of our best op-eds of the year was on 9/11 survivors.
We’ve injected some overlooked ideas into the conversation.
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Noise levels in New York restaurants are regularly measured at 90 decibels and sometimes higher.
Noise is harming the health of almost everyone in NYC.
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