Jarrett Murphy

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  • 9 years ago | Rumor Mill

    Hooray! He's leaving! Woo-hoo! (Lee Shrine) "Be like water, my friend," was Bruce Lee's advice, and lest he come back from the grave to slap me around for not listening, I've decided to heed the great man. I'm moving on from the Village Voice and ...

  • 9 years ago | The Money Trail

    All right, it's just a special election, but the City Council contests in Brooklyn and Staten Island on February 20 might be more significant than you think. For one thing, they might be the last time voters in New York City use old-fashioned leve...

  • 9 years ago | Follow-Up

    For almost a year New York State education officials wrestled with what to do about the Judge Rotenberg Center, the Massachusetts school that uses skin shocks and other "aversive therapies" to address severe behavioral problems in its retarded, au...

  • 9 years ago | Terrorism

    A crowd at Ramstein Air Base welcomes the flight bearing Michael Durant, an Army Warrant Officer who had been released after being taken hostage in Somalia in October 1993. (DOD) All the excitement over Wednesday night's presidential address on Ir...

  • 9 years ago | Terrorism

    When voters gave Democrats control of both Houses of Congress in November, peace groups thought the country had turned a corner. United for Peace and Justice said the election results were "a clear popular mandate for peace," and the post-election...

  • 9 years ago | Politics

    The 2003 South Carolina debate, with George Stephanopoulus in the foreground. Wait, was he running? (GWU) With 53 weeks until the 2008 Iowa caucuses, voters could be forgiven for thinking they had plenty of time to enjoy life before the start of a...

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