Yes, you read that correctly.
Yesterday, it was discovered in a New York Times exclusive that Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg would be making a $350 million donation to John Hopkins University - the Hizzoner's alma mater where he apparently ruled the frat circuit. With this amount, Mr. Bloomberg has don ... More >>
Over the weekend, Mayor Bloomberg quite generously donated $350 million to Johns Hopkins University, bringing his total contributions to his alma mater to a whopping $1.1 billion. The Times has the exclusive story of Bloomberg's philanthropic track record, including fun mayoral trivia (he's 70! he c ... More >>
UPDATED (1/15/13): On the one-month anniversary of Newtown, we heard yet more news about gun control from our Mayor and President.
In Baltimore, Mr. Bloomberg attended a summit on the topic at John Hopkins University and, once again, called for more action on a national level. His speech outli ... More >>
Drug Policy AllianceEthan Nadelmann is the founder and Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance. Interviews with DPA staff and data from DPA reports were used through out this week's Voice feature, "White Mayor's Burden."
We spoke with Nadelmann after the stunning news from WNYC that t ... More >>
Andrew SchwartzScott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President and food reform guy.
Plenty of enterprising politicians have paid lip service to the idea of trying to make the city's food supply healthier, more easily accessible, and environmentally sound, but far fewer have actually done anything ... More >>