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‘A Culture of Disposability’: New School Part-Time Faculty Go On Strike

At a school where nearly 9 in 10 faculty are part time, instructors say administrative bloat is misallocating the school's resources

November 16, 2022
The State of New York

Yes, DSNY Is Throwing Away Illegal Zeldin Lawn Signs: ‘Don’t Believe Every Conspiracy Theory You Read on Social Media’

Conspiracy theories about the practice have been amplified by NYC's Republican elected officials.

November 3, 2022
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Inside the Fight to Unionize NYC’s VITAL Climbing Gyms: ‘Gloves Are Off’

As workers organize for better pay and working conditions, VITAL has responded with memes and "what is just cause" Google searches.

October 28, 2022
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Which NY State Lawmaker’s Special Plates Are On This $80,000 Maserati Illegally Parked Outside Zero Bond?

This is an $80,000 Maserati Levante SUV displaying a special license plate only issued to members of the New York State Assembly.

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City Council Demands Mayor Undo Schools Budget Cuts the City Council Voted For

The city council resolves that it made a huge mistake.

September 6, 2022
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Lucy Sante Surveys the Wreckage of NYC’s Unquenchable Thirst

"I was haunted by the idea of entire villages being erased. That just struck something deep in me."

August 24, 2022
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Adams-Connected Bishop Allegedly Stiffed Campaign Worker While Accepting ‘Not Legal’ $150K Contribution

Bishop Lamor Whitehead's unpopular 2021 campaign for Brooklyn Borough President was funded by a “not legal” loan that became a massive contribution.

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What Was the Point of NYC Councilmember Vickie Paladino Tweeting This Video?

The video appeals to both the simmering grievances of certain homeowners, and because people enjoy seeing Paladino get a taste of her own medicine. 

August 16, 2022
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What the Hell Is Going on With NYC Schools Funding?

Parents, educators, and public school advocates have spent the summer battling for the restoration of funds.

August 6, 2022