New Film on Statue Controversies Is a Monumental Achievement
Stonebreakers is effective not only because it packs a powerful punch, but because it elevates the nuances of the issue.
How to Fight for Radical Change and Never Burn Out
Anyone who has done community organizing knows that there are no formulas for successful resistance. At the same time,…
The Long Struggle for Affordable Housing in New Jersey Dates Back to the Civil Rights Movement
In New Jersey, municipalities are still constitutionally required to provide their “fair share” of affordable housing, but there is no longer any elected or state-level body responsible for defining what that means, or for helping to ensure the standard is followed.
Museum of Broken Windows Pop-up Highlights the Need for Cop Divestment Ahead of City Budget Negotiations
As City budget negotiations commence tomorrow, all departments are on the chopping block except the NYPD, with many community programs at risk of being cut.
When an NYPD Corruption Scandal Sent NYC’s Mayor Fleeing to Mexico
The police department’s penchant for corruption led to the political demise of William O’Dwyer, a former cop from Brooklyn who was elected mayor in 1945.
In Karen Malpede’s latest play, the characters from Euripedes’ The Trojan Women invite us to interrogate the calamities we have lived through in recent years and how they have affected us.
Fortune Favors the Bold: Which One of These Pols Might Challenge Adams in 2025?
Progressives must field a strong candidate in the 2025 mayor’s race. We look at seven intriguing contenders for that role.
One Woman’s Journey to Peace and Independence
Kathryn Bromwich’s antagonist Laura never devolves into a superwoman but is instead a strong, flawed human being.
From Bitcoins to “Shitcoins,” Meet the Latest Crypto-Currency Craze and the Scams It Is Spawning
What was promised as an important technical innovation has instead become the most extensive platform for fraud, gambling and scams the world has ever seen.