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.
Sarahana Shrestha, DSA’s Hudson Valley Primary Winner, Has a Message for NY Progressives
“There’s just too much focus on New York City. There’s no other way of putting it. And the fact is, if we don’t have a statewide strategy, if we don’t have a statewide movement to broaden our progressive coalition, we’re not going to win.”
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.
Remember When People Thought Fireworks Were a Government Conspiracy?
Things were too fucked up to be explained by the slow drift of history, political dysfunction, and economic inequality.
For Pre-Launch Event Buzz, Invite The Guy Who Called The Iraqi People ‘Semi-Literate Primitive Monkeys’
Semafor’s here to help with ‘the crisis of trust in news,’ so here’s Tucker Carlson sponsored by the Knight Foundation.
Civil Court Campaign Devolves Into Illegal Anti-Juggler Mudslinging
Overnight, parts of lower Manhattan were plastered with posters accusing a civil court candidate of not only being a Trump appointee, but also, a literal clown.
What Crash? NY’s Political Leaders Are Still Crazy For Crypto
Despite a complete collapse in the crypto market, New York’s leaders are still making money from it—through campaign donations.
Public Swimming Programs Had Been Drowning For Months. Why Didn’t City Hall Save Them?
Other cities have found solutions to the "national lifeguard shortage."
Adult Lap Swim Is Probably Not Coming Back This Summer
After two pandemic years without adult lap swim at the City’s outdoor pools, the Parks Department tells Hell Gate that it’s not coming back.
India Walton on the Buffalo Massacre: ‘This is America’
"This country was built on theft, on violence, on the notion that some people have the right to exist and others do not."