Commentary

Mayor de Blasio and Senator Chuck Schumer at a COVID-19 preparedness press conference on March 14th.
The federal government has many high-placed New Yorkers. It still failed to deliver enough aid to the state.
Rep. Elise Stefanik is one of the Upstate Republicans who signed a letter to Cuomo opposing the move to take unused ventilators from upstate and move them into the city.
When it comes to lending unused ventilators, area politicians say only #upstatelivesmatter.
A medical worker sticking her head outside of a COVID-19 testing tent at Elmhurst Hospital Center in New York.
Apparently, you can tell how many ICU beds are open from across the street.
How well has Cuomo really handled the coronavirus?
The governor hasn’t managed coronavirus perfectly.
What are the best ways to care for children during the coronavirus crisis?
How to keep kids safe, cared for, nourished and at home.
Bail reform critics claim that letting defendants out before their trial has unleashed a crime wave from repeat offenders.
An honest look at the actual numbers.
Michael Bloomberg in Oklahoma City.
The former NYC mayor’s justification for the racial breakdown of stop-and-frisk isn’t supported by data.
Legislation has been proposed in the New York State Senate to completely decriminalize sex work.
To prevent exploitation, cut out the middlemen.
New York City Transit Authority President Andy Byford
For the transit authority to change, elected officials must do so too.
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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