Steven Wishnia was the last writer published in the old Village Voice and maybe the only person ever who’s worked as an editor for both High Times and Junior Scholastic. He’s written on subjects from labor and housing to African soccer and the Supreme Court voiding sodomy laws. Author of the novel When the Drumming Stops, he was bassist in the 1980s punk band False Prophets.
NYC’s Affordable ‘Social Housing’ Is Fading
The City Council is considering a package of legislation to support building more—but would it do enough?
March 6, 2023
No Heat, Bathroom Mushrooms, Bees in the Wall: Life Under One of NYC’s Most ‘Egregiously Negligent’ Landlords
“How is it possible that a city, a system, allows landlords to profit from their bad behavior?"
January 13, 2023
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The Fight to Unionize Starbucks in NYC is Heating Up
Workers at 14 stores in New York City and on Long Island have requested union elections, with ten voting to join.
August 1, 2022
Rents Will Go Up for 1 Million NYC Tenants: ‘This Mayor Is Not Doing Us Any Favors’
June 22, 2022
The State of New York
Those Mom & Pop Weed Bodegas May Be Doomed
New York is trying to have a tight vetting process for its cannabis retail licenses, while also welcoming people whose experience has been entirely outside the law.
May 25, 2022