Opinion

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
Infrastructure for arts institutions is a smart investment.
It’s worth looking at how the United States spent its way out of the Great Depression to find ideas for responding to the current economic calamity.
New York should take a page from FDR’s playbook.
A New York State DMV in New York City closed due to Coronavirus.
The budget shortfall makes efficiency essential.
Parole leading to prison reentry is at 47 percent in the United States.
New York should stop locking people for minor parole violations during the coronavirus pandemic.
An overlooked treatment for the new coronavirus that could help save lives: convalescent plasma infusions.
Recovered COVID-19 patients can donate blood that helps to fight the virus. Let’s pay them to do it.
Physician practices in New York are struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic increases costs and decreases revenues for doctors. The state should help.
Schools might see significant budget cuts due to the coronavirus.
Public schools will be hit by the fiscal crisis, and teachers have gotten big raises already.
Protestors during the Workers Against Wage Theft protest in New York City earlier this year.
Workers are struggling and street crime is down, so here’s how prosecutors can shift their focus.
The state budget provides a chance for campaign finance reform.
Reducing the influence of big money in state politics can still happen.
A person is sean walking throught the empty lawn of Sheep Meadow in Central Park on March 21st.
Closing them to slow the spread of COVID-19 would do more harm than good.
20201028