Frances Goldin

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Cooper Square Committee Protests Cooper Union Over St. Mark's Bookshop Rent

    Jocelyn Silver​Cooper Union held an inauguration ceremony today at noon for new president Jamshed Bharucha. In keeping with the revolutionary trend sweeping NYC, the Cooper Square Community Development Committee and Businessmen's Association staged a rather low-key protest for the struggling S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Miriam Friedlander's Good Fight

    ​Miriam Friedlander, the spirited former councilwoman from the Lower East Side, died last week at 95, and we would count ourselves enormously lucky should her type come this way again. She was a tiny spitfire, a true product of the American Left who once faced down then-Attorney General Ro ... More >>

  • News

    February 20, 2001

    Margarita Says She Knows Best

    A Populist Pol Plays With the People’s Choice

  • News

    June 13, 2000

    Petty to the Max

    Feds Throw the book at Mumia Protesters