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Detectives Endowment Association President Michael J. Palladino last month submitted testimony on police and the use of force on behalf of the…

It may be the Dog Days of August, but it’s the chickens that have taken center stage by coming home to roost at the carnival we call the Democ…

I recently listened to a year-old Gotham Gazette/Citizens Budget Commission podcast interview with NYC Labor Commissioner Robert Linn about th…

This year’s NYS legislative session was truly a wonder to behold. With a tip of my hat to our great troubadour, Bob Dylan, the truly significa…

You probably saw the pictures—60 veterans, well into their 90s, recently participated in the Normandy American Ceremony on the sun-drenched bl…

We recently celebrated International Women’s Day 2019 embracing this year’s theme of Balance for Better. As we continue our Women’s History Mo…

No discussion about segregation in New York City’s public schools can be complete without reference to one of its most pervasive forms—academi…

I recently was ordering at a midtown Shake Shack when the cashier noticed my lapel, which was affixed with a United Probation Officers Associa…

On their 1979 seminal album “Fear Of Music,” Talking Heads lamented in the song “Cities” that their search to “… find a city to live in” had “…

Even though Ralph Chaplin wrote the song “Solidarity Forever” in 1915 for the Industrial Workers of World War I, its refrain is as relevant an…

In the Upper Missouri River basin, an area known as the “Missouri Breaks” is a landscape of steep cliffs on the side, and a muddy, shallow riv…

New York is the most unionized state in the nation with nearly two million union workers. Although private-sector unions make up the largest n…