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NYC Mayor Warns Trump: ‘Stop And Frisk’ Will Make Things Worse

“Donald Trump talks about stop and frisk like he knows the facts,” de Blasio said in an interview with CNN. “He has had no experience with policing, no experience with public safety. “He should really be careful because if we reinstitute stop and frisk all over this country, you would see a lot more tension between police and community.”

September 22, 2016

Why I Will Vote For Andrew Cuomo — On The Working Families Line

The most effective way to sanction Andrew Cuomo, ironically, is to vote for him on the Working Families Party line.

November 3, 2014

$41 Million Settlement In ‘Central Park Five’ Case Gets Final Approval

Los Angeles Times — A federal judge approved a $41 million settlement Friday for five black and Latino men who were wrongly accused in the brutal rape and beating of a Central Park jogger in 1989. While admitting no wrongdoing, the city will make the payouts to Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana Jr., Yusef […]

September 5, 2014

Universal Pre-K? Ask Republicans In Georgia And Oklahoma — And Then Ask Grover Norquist

Among the biggest policy mistakes of the past 50 years is our continuing failure to provide quality early childhood education to all of America’s kids. For children, families, and society as a whole, the benefits of “universal pre-K” are not only significant and well documented, but offset the financial cost many times over. Although we’ve […]

January 30, 2014