Ben Adler

People cross the street in the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx.
The July cover of Harper’s mistakes the southern half of Manhattan for all of New York City.
Opinion
opinion
Mayor Bill de Blasio announces his plan to revise the admissions process for New York City's specialized high schools.
Attacks on de Blasio’s plan to reform admissions are mostly bogus.
Opinion
opinion
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen defends the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents during the White House's daily press briefing on June 18.
Rep. Peter King is the only one to call for an end to the controversial practice.
Policy
policy
US President Barack Obama with Rep. Joe Crowley (left), Sen. Chuck Schumer (center) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (right) in January, 2017.
Some say Crowley joining Schumer as the Democratic leader of one house of Congress is too much New York City. Here’s why they're wrong.
Opinion
opinion
SImcha Felder holds his face in the  New York Senate Chambers.
A failure to punish disloyalty encourages more of it.
Opinion
opinion
Dan Donovan
The congressman’s airtight logic: Grimm is a felon, so he must love Cuomo and hate Trump.
Opinion
opinion
a close-up of a wind turbine
What are companies like Green Mountain Energy actually selling?
Policy
policy
Residents attending a 2016 hearing on Mitchell-Lama housing in Brooklyn.
A misleading journey into “Clinton Country.”
Opinion
opinion
Jared Kushner
Fines are not nearly high enough to stop landlords from driving out rent-regulated tenants.
Opinion
opinion
A can of graffiti spraying the copyright symbol
Graffiti lawsuits are making things worse for future street artists
Opinion
opinion
Ben Adler
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