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2000 Stories by Chisun Lee

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  • Philly Judge Throws Book at Career Mumia Supporter

    published December 19, 2000

    DECEMBER 21—Chanting "Mumia's fearless, so are we. We demand that Clark go free," two dozen demonstrators braved freezing winds... More >>

  • Hard Knocks

    published December 12, 2000

    Nearly a year after their last encounter, a Malaysian domestic worker braces to confront a former employer who the worker says is responsible for... More >>

  • Marching Orders

    published December 5, 2000

    A little-noticed proposal to amend the city rules governing parades and rallies could serve to restrict political dissenters, critics of the... More >>

  • Roped In

    published November 28, 2000

    Policy pushers caught heat last week for a controversial anti-gang loitering initiative, but under the public radar they got away with roping an... More >>

  • The Apathy Myth

    published October 31, 2000

    If you're not going to vote next week, you'll have plenty of company. About 100 million others probably won't. Considering that 50 million of them... More >>

  • When Looks Kill

    published October 10, 2000

    Two recent violent crimes involving Asian victims have Asian rights groups wondering whether New York City is following a nationwide pattern of... More >>

  • Roots, Rhymes, and What?

    published October 3, 2000

    What has a documentary criticizing police brutality got to do with hip-hop? Not enough, according to Kevin Stayton, the in-house curator who... More >>

  • Not a Chinaman's Chance

    published September 19, 2000

    The plea agreement that last week sprang former Los Alamos nuclear scientist and suspected China spy Wen Ho Lee from a nine-month stint in... More >>

  • Taking the Rap

    published September 5, 2000

    M-1, half of the activist hip-hop duo dead prez, swigs a suspicious-looking liquid from a plastic container as he awaits his turn on the mike at... More >>

  • Cop Out

    published August 22, 2000

    In their publicity material, and in the timing of their book's release, the authors of NYPD: A City and Its Police promise to provide the... More >>

  • Oh, God

    published August 22, 2000

    We're a bunch of sinners. We ignore the cries of neighbors when they are being mugged on our streets. We scheme for money on Wall Street and... More >>

  • Pinching Pennies

    published August 15, 2000

    What does a mayor do when he has to pinch pennies? He goes after New Yorkers who have pennies. Gone is the brash dreamer who once drew gasps... More >>

  • Gotta Be in It to Win It

    published August 1, 2000

    Summer is when many City Council members beat a retreat for Europe or an upstate lake. But for those hoping to wrangle a seat from the frenzy that... More >>

  • Big Blue Brother

    published July 18, 2000

    'The gauntlet has been thrown down.' In anticipation of protests being planned for the upcoming Republican National Convention in... More >>

  • Did Hate Kill?

    published July 11, 2000

    In an office building just two blocks away from the scene of the crime, a dozen advocates convened last Thursday to coordinate efforts in pressing... More >>

  • Twice Soaked

    published June 20, 2000

    The June 11 sex attacks on at least four dozen women in Central Park by more than as many men was, as the mayor himself eventually was forced to... More >>

  • Between Mott and Mulberry

    published June 13, 2000

    To the average tourist, the Mulberry Street pedestrian mall—which opened June 2 and runs every weekend through Labor Day—is just a fun... More >>

  • Bias Ban in the Balance

    published June 6, 2000

    Three months after his skull was fractured by a group of white classmates, Binghamton University student John Lee still experiences short-term... More >>

  • Slicing the Park Slope Pie

    published May 23, 2000

    While boss Hillary spent Sunday afternoon upstate, mingling with machinists and wishing poll numbers could be frozen in time, campaign manager... More >>

  • Asian Power

    published March 21, 2000

    They manned the phones. They fired off scores of e-mail messages. They laidout tactical plans prepared for just this moment. When their contacts... More >>

  • Home Work

    published February 1, 2000

    Domestic worker Maria Vidania never expected her name to turn up in the executive offices of the world's biggest financial firms. But on January... More >>

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