Commentary

Actor Dick Durock as the Swamp Thing.
The state Legislature has distorted many politicians’ careers, but freshman state senators have choices.
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Voters waited in long lines to cast their vote.
To fix New York City’s election mess, Albany needs to create a nonpartisan body.
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Michael Bloomberg
Competence, climate action and political bravery could be a recipe for success in the White House.
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Michael Bloomberg
The mogul’s corporate ideology gutted the city and would do the same to the country.
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subway
The transit authority needs competitive bidding.
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson speaks at a Community Board 2 monthly meeting.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Charter Revision Commission has a good idea for neighborhood democracy.
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Gavin McInnes holds a pepsi can in front of an NYPD officer
Manhattan Republicans and state GOP give hate group a pass.
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A city needs more than just chain stores.
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A D train entering the Smith St. station in Brooklyn with the Manhattan skyline in the background.
To reduce emissions, mass transit must attract more riders through better service.
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Close-up of Donald Trump's mouth
How New Yorkers hijacked the Republican Party.
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