Opinion

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.
Where has Mayor de Blasio gone wrong with education policy?
The mayor of New York City should have followed on his predecessor’s path in education policy.
Rikers Island
The conditions are crowded and unsanitary and the spread inside will eventually get outside.
Americans are emptying the shelves of painkillers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Universal health insurance, paid sick leave and other social programs would slow the virus’ spread.
New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray hosting a community conversation on mental health.
The program’s architect explains what it did right and why it matters.
A pedestrian wearing a face mask while walking along a nearly-vacant Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the most important pedestrian street in downtown Milan.
The president and governor have the authority to order a lockdown. They just might not get reelected if they do.
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