Publication: New York Observer

First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Reform Isn’t Dead Yet

The controversy over Gov. Cuomo’s abrupt shutdown of the Moreland Commission comes down to this: the man overpromised.He should not have said that the commission would be free to investigate anything and anyone, including his office. It was a comment ... [Published New York Observer - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Common Sense on Drug Arrests

More than 40 years after New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller demanded draconian prison sentences even for small-time drug users and sellers, common sense—and justice—may be returning to the courtroom.The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which sets sentencing ... [Published New York Observer - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Unaffordable Myths

There is a notion, popular in certain circles in this city and others, that with the right amount of government regulation and social engineering, the rich and the poor will reside side by side, sharing the same neighborhoods, the same watering holes, ... [Published New York Observer - 13 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Women Against Womyn: First Wave, Second Wave, Third Wave, and Now Three Steps Back

A screenshot from the Women Against Feminism website. ( Photo via Creative Commons )Besides the warm, pumpkin-candle scented aisles of the Hobby Lobby, there’s another new club for self-effacing female enablers of angry white men. Women Against Feminism ... [Published New York Observer - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Flossing Rules

Mental Floss staff in a creative meeting. (Photo via Mental Floss )Mental Floss , which launched out of a Duke dorm room back in 2000, in many ways anticipated the type of evergreen, list-driven content that would eventually become popular on an Internet ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bond Holders Shockingly Expect to Be Repaid

Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman.Oh, Argentina. First you lose the World Cup. Now you’re hurtling towards a sovereign debt default. What else is left to do but to blame it all on evil hedge funds? At least you’ve got a readymade villain: ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

A Stretch in the ‘Stritchlimo’

“Well,” a friend said to me the morning that Elaine Stritch’s death made the papers, “I guess Rob Bowman, her poor accompanist, is finally able to draw a free breath!”“Yeah,” I shot back without thinking, “he’s probably already at Disney World!”That slipped ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

A Strike Averted

If you’re running for re-election as governor of New York and you’re hoping to roll up a victory that will capture the attention of the national media, there are several scenarios you’d prefer to avoid. You wouldn’t want a nasty, prolonged budget battle. ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Panic in Central Park?

There are many symbols of New York’s revival in the early 21st Century, but Central Park surely is among the most prominent. A generation ago, the park was equal parts Dust Bowl and Wild West. Today, thanks to the city’s innovative partnership with the ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTO ESSAY: Sarah Dixon’s ReSaved Will Make You Cry in a Good Way

Mommom, ReSaved.  (Photographs by Sarah Dixon)https://nyoobserver.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/mommom-voicemail-2.mp3We sat down with Sarah Dixon a fine art photographer, who’s incredible talent hasn’t been published (until now) and asked her to explain ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Memory, Powerful, Anxiety
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

You’ve Got Hate Mail: Welcome to Brandeis

Brandeis University (Photo via Creative Commons)Brandeis University, most recently known for withdrawing an invitation to human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak at graduation, is back in the news and not for anything of which it should be proud. ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Department of Homeless Services Is Ripped Off for Just $30,000 — Nice Job, Guys!

Scott Stringer, Jonathan Tisch & New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli; Mr. Stringer can’t be all that upset about $30,000 overage on a $20 million project. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/)Clearly, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has never attempted ... [Published New York Observer - Jul 19 2014]

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"I'm sorry but the Mayor is busy meeting with Italy this week and cannot consider any NYC issues until he returns. Please leave a message at the tone." July 23, 2014 at 2:38 pm ...And I bet they were all blacks who did it
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Unaffordable Myths [Published New York Observer - 13 hours ago]
Reform Isn’t Dead Yet [Published New York Observer - 13 hours ago]
Common Sense on Drug Arrests [Published New York Observer - 13 hours ago]
Women Against Womyn: First Wave, Second Wave, T... [Published New York Observer - 21 hours ago]
Flossing Rules [Published New York Observer - Jul 24 2014]
A Stretch in the ‘Stritchlimo’ [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Bond Holders Shockingly Expect to Be Repaid [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Panic in Central Park? [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
A Strike Averted [Published New York Observer - Jul 23 2014]
PHOTO ESSAY: Sarah Dixon’s ReSaved Will Make Yo... [Published New York Observer - Jul 22 2014]
You’ve Got Hate Mail: Welcome to Brandeis [Published New York Observer - Jul 21 2014]
Department of Homeless Services Is Ripped Off f... [Published New York Observer - Jul 19 2014]
An Ounce of Prevention [Published New York Observer - Jul 16 2014]
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