"I am not scum!" exclaims Michael Rosen, a onetime developer and member of the East Village/Lower East Side rezoning task force, who is also the owner of a penthouse at the luxurious Christadora House. It's a hot July evening, and Rosen is holding a one-man counterprotest outside the home of one of his main detractors, a crusty squatters'-rights activist named Jerry "the Peddler" Wade. "I am not scum, and my children are not scum!" he tells Wade in an outburst provoked by a... More >>>