Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: The silent suffering of Asian women

COVID-19 and hate attacks have taken a disproportionate toll on the mental health of Asian women in New York, and it may get worse.

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Opinion: New York’s redistricting process is doomed to fail

Here’s why it’s already time to reform the state’s Independent Redistricting Commission.

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Opinion: Making the case for a “Freelance isn’t free” law in New York

Legislation would give independent workers a right to a written contract, timely and full payment and protection from retaliation.

Opinion: New Yorkers need real solutions to the city’s problems, not more cops

More police and destruction of homeless encampments do not make the city safer.

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Opinion: The Tulsa-fication of New York and the rest of America

How the 1921 massacre and destruction of the Greenwood community created the paradigm for the current system of mass incarceration and institutionalized economic exclusion and generational poverty of Black and Brown communities.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Delivering on cryptocurrency’s supposed social good

Elected officials need more education about bitcoin before promoting it as a way of benefiting New Yorkers.

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Opinion: Can nonprofits help keep the peace in New York City?

The sector can help solve the problem of increased crime, while striking a balance between policing and community safety.

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Opinion: Floor area limits are hindering affordable housing development

The state’s Multiple Dwelling Law needs to be fixed by Gov. Kathy Hochul and the state Legislature before the end of the session.

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Opinion: NYC faces fiscal disaster if officials think they can do it all

Undisciplined management and a spending spree in Mayor Eric Adams’ upcoming fiscal year 2023 budget will set the city back.

Opinion: What shall we call the new Buffalo Bills Stadium?

The name of the new sports and entertainment complex should be determined by New Yorkers who contributed $850 million for its construction.

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Opinion: Lessons for Adams on homelessness from his mayoral predecessors

Here’s what past mayors did to help the homeless and implement supportive housing policies, some more successfully than others.

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Opinion: Combat wage theft to help further New York’s recovery from COVID-19

A coordinated effort must continue as the pandemic subsides to hold unscrupulous contractors accountable.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: NYC heroes who ended day of nightmare deserve thanks

From the straphangers that helped one another to the security camera technician who said he identified the gunman, New Yorkers came together to protect their own.

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Opinion: Many vulnerable New Yorkers lose in Hochul’s first state budget

There’s still time to cancel a prescription drug benefit carve out from New York’s Medicaid managed care program designed by the governor’s predecessor.

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Editor’s Note: Vacant NYC stores need tenants who want to be there

The expectation that some businesses will return to the brick-and-mortar locations they vacated during the pandemic is not realistic.

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Opinion: Sending out an SOS for NYC’s hotels

The city needs to help the industry with lower taxes, among other relief measures, if tourism is expected to bounce back after COVID-19.