In August 2013, a month after he announced the creation of a Moreland Commission to investigate corruption in state government, Andrew Cuomo said it was authorized to pursue wrongdoing wherever the evidence led, declaring, “Anything they want…

Friday, December 06, 2019

To the Editor: If anyone doubted that our nation is engaged in a civil war that is mostly based on the racism and white nationalism of President Donald Trump and his sycophants, one only has t… Read more

To the Editor: To all those with short memories and little concern for the will of the governed—as opposed to those who believe that their obscene fortunes install them as monarchs—allow me to… Read more

Friday, November 29, 2019

To the Editor: The U.S. has had a growing economy for over ten years—which would seem to be good news. The trouble is, as the Guardian noted earlier this year, “that the U.S. economy is now do… Read more

To the Editor: So the man who once referred to himself as “Mayor Mike” believes we should promote him to President Mike. Twice elected NYC Mayor as a Republican and once as an independent, Mr.… Read more

To the Editor: In an alternate universe Michael Bloomberg meets with Michael Mulgrew and issues a sincere apology for demonizing public school teachers because he now understands that it was c… Read more

To the Editor: Notwithstanding the proof of bribery, blatant obstruction of justice, and shameless abuse of power by President Trump and his sycophants in Congress, lit up in neon lights by th… Read more

To the Editor: Transport Workers Union Local 100 Bus Safety Director, Earl Phillips and TA Surface Vice President, J.P Patafio have conspired with management to eliminate jobs and put Bus Oper… Read more

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A state Parole Board in early November approved the release of a woman who helped her boyfriend kill a Police Officer 21 years ago, and the cop’s widow and the Police Benevolent Association ha…

A recent hearing called by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services about lifting a cap on the number of Assistant Corporation Counsels that the Law Department can hire drew oppositi…

As this newspaper went to press Nov. 25, the Public Financing Commission voted at Westchester Community College to approve proposals that would have a serious impact on how state campaigns wer…

The testimony of three career diplomats over two days of impeachment hearings before the House Intelligence Committee figured to be a tough match-up for President Trump in areas like poise, di…

Even before the state’s bail-reform law takes effect Jan. 1, ending bail and pre-trial detention for most non-violent felonies and for all misdemeanors including robberies, where violence or i…