Opinion: New York must invest in training nursing assistants

We need to scale an equity-focused model to address New York’s senior care staffing crisis


Opinion: Fund, don’t delay, public campaign financing

New York’s matching funds system will decrease the power of big money donors


Opinion: The state must make safe e-bikes affordable for all New Yorkers

Trade-in programs and rebates can help support the growing use of safe electric micromobility devices.


Opinion: Regulating crypto didn’t cause banks to collapse

Barney Frank says anti-crypto regulators are behind the Signature Bank seizure. He couldn’t be more wrong.


Opinion: Adams replaces school funding with gaffes and prayer

As the mayor’s talking points validate the instincts of a large, and likely growing, supermajority, progressives need to start planning a credible challenge to defeat him in 2025.

Health Care

Opinion: Medicaid prescription changes threaten patients and safety net providers

The federal 340B drug pricing program that serves low-income and underserved patients is about to be stripped of funding which may reduce STD and COVID-19 treatment services in New York.

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Opinion: Hochul’s budget can’t afford to ignore homeowner protection from deed theft

With the threat of deed theft displacing Black and brown homeowners, $40 million is vital to include in the state budget to create a stronger line of defense.


Opinion: Hochul says a recession is coming. That’s why we must tax the rich.

Raising taxes to fund public goods would help reduce the impacts of an economic recession.


Opinion: Increasing CUNY and SUNY tuition is a working and middle-class tax increase in disguise

It’s time for the state to reinvest in both institutions and follow through on Gov. Kathy Hochul’s vision for higher education.


Opinion: We need to end the foster system to prison pipeline

Closing Rikers Island so we can reinvest in our communities and our youth is a first step.


Opinion: Let’s make lemonade out of George Santos’ lies

We’ve got plenty of lemons after hearing about all the Congress member’s stories, which is why it’s time to respond with a set of policies to prevent a similar fraud.


Opinion: Equity, accountability, transparency: Goals for New York City’s new ‘AI czar’

This new role should include focussing on reducing the potential harms of artificial intelligence, misuse and the negative impact of bias in data and algorithms.

New York City

Opinion: Adams must take bold steps to bring real change in New York

The mayor’s “Working People’s Agenda” right now lacks long-term, systemic solutions.