Opinion

A grassroots protest in Albany, NY.
Cuomo’s lobbying rules could harm grassroots groups.
A close-up view of Benjamin Franklin on the 100 dollar bill
Limit influence of big money by reducing contribution limits and match small contributions.
Council Member Carlos Menchaca Attends Ground Breaking Ceremony For Sunset Park Library and Affordable Housing Development
It should be funded as much as its Puerto Rican and Dominican counterparts.
Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, stands with Rev. Al Sharpton during a news conference outside of New York Police headquarters.
This law shields police officers from public scrutiny at the expense of accountability, transparency and safety.
The green roof of the Barclays Center was the largest ever to cover a sporting venue upon its completion in 2012.
Urban farms, reduced pollution, lower energy costs, even sound-proofing – what’s not to like?
A gavel and a gun mixed together
The decision could signal how a more conservative court will interpret the Second Amendment.
A candidate in a crowded field can win with little actual support. Here’s how to fix it.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during the Women's Unity Rally at Foley Square in Manhattan.
Big tax hikes on the rich could mitigate New York’s worst problems.
State Senate Democrats should lead the way in fixing how we pick judges.
security camera
The risk for unfairly targeting minorities or stifling free speech is high.
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