Albert Shanker

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    The Quintessential Village Voice Piece

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 28, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 26 The quintessential Voice piece by Miss Lonely Hearts With heart-breaking regularity letters arrive at my desk pleading, "Dear Miss Lonely Hearts: What has happened to those beautiful bon mots, that dev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Pete Hamill Proposes Banned Words of 1969

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 9, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 13 Let's Get Up Off the Floor by Pete Hamill The pox that was 1968 is behind us, the bodies have finally gone cold, and the New year looms, virginal and gray. If 1969 is anything like its predecessor, we ... More >>

  • News

    May 13, 2009

    Bloomberg and the Teachers' Union

    It's (almost) summertime, and the Mayor's campaigning is easy. So easy, he can roll over the union this time—and should.

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    In Praise of Personal Journalism

    Throwing off the shackles of the conventional press

  • News

    June 11, 2002

    Déjà Vu All Over Again

    Echoes From the '60s Haunt Bloomberg's School Reform

  • Books

    May 2, 2000