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  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Freelancers, Rejoice! Christine Quinn Pushes Forward With Health Center Plan

    In her state-of-the-city address last month, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who is expected to run for mayor, announced that the City Council would work with the Freelancers Union to launch a flagship health center that would provide low-cost care to the city's self-employed residents. This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Chocolate Milk the New Red Wine; Pre-Teens Arrested for Food Fight

    ​Skim milk with flavonoid-rich cocoa may be almost just as good as red wine for reducing inflammation and potentially slowing or preventing the development of atherosclerosis, according to a new study. [NY Times] A new study suggests that exposure to high levels of BPA, the chemical found in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Manhattan D.A. Race: Aborn Sweeps The Nation, Vance and Crocker-Snyder Hit Car Crimes

    ​The Manhattan D.A.'s race looks tight and the contenders are burning rubber to the September 15 primary. Richard Aborn's campaign is bragging on an endorsement from The Nation. Yes, that Nation, the venerable liberal magazine. Katrina Vander Heuvel says this race presents "a unique opportun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Times Endorses Vance for D.A.; Contenders About Even in Cash on Hand

    Cy Vance got a big boost in the Manhattan D.A.'s race from the New York Times, which has endorsed him as "an accomplished criminal and civil trial lawyer who offers balanced judgment and a commitment to criminal justice reform." They like his "Conviction Integrity Panel" idea, a sort of internal af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2005

    Mike's Labor Love Fest

    Mayor Bloomberg wears the union label at Saturday's Labor Day parade. What a difference incumbency makes. Four years ago, then-candidate Michael Bloomberg showed up at the city's post-Labor Day parade and was greeted like a mosquito at a barbecue, a nuisance to be slapped away. But there he was S ... More >>

  • News

    September 3, 2002

    Labor's Cheap Date With Pataki

    It's Solidarity—For the Time Being, Anyway

  • News

    August 21, 2001

    The Green Team

    Does the Voice Whispering in Mark Green’s Ear Have His Own Agenda?