Amid the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we learned that Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated $20,000 dollars to a campaign aimed at helping the mayor of Bridgeport, Conn. gain control over the city's school board.
Sound familiar? Well, that's the same level of power Bloomberg exerts over our ... More >>
Considering that Won't Back Down is reportedly the lowest grossing opening film in Box Office history, it sure has garnered a lot of attention both nationally and here in New York.The attention the movie's received in New York sheds light on the city's educational landscape -- where there's an int ... More >>
Scientologists don't really have a Sunday service. They like to say that they do, because they crave mainstream acceptance. But unless Xenu rested after six days and L. Ron Hubbard just forgot to mention it, there's no reason for Scientologists to treat Sunday any differently than every other day of ... More >>
Our West Coast counterpart, staff writer Josh Dulaney at the Voice's sister paper OC Weekly, has been dishing on Scientology's spiffy new "Ideal Org" there in several spicy posts.
In a story last week, Josh mentioned that William Dalton, the mayor of Garden Grove, California (population: 170K), lav ... More >>
Whatever you think of her, Cathie Black is inarguably a by-the-dictionary unqualified choice for schools chancellor (hence the need for a waiver). It was her lack of traditional qualifications that probably made Mayor Bloomberg interested in her. And now, Black's come out of the gate swingin ... More >>