Feb 1, 2019
The Equal Rights Amendment is Back
Eleanor J. Bader
The Constitutional amendment is one state from the ratification threshold. But will it count?
De Blasio Care
The mayor is expanding access to medical treatment for NYC’s poor and undocumented. But how he says he’s paying for it may sicken you.
Is Queens Ready For a People’s DA?
In a wide-open race, a DSA-backed outsider challenges 3 establishment opponents.
Love In a Time of Conflict Minerals
Reverend Billy Talen
Hi Billy, my girlfriend proposed! But meanwhile life is going extinct. There’s racism and oceans full of plastics and…
The Vultures Are Circling NYCHA
Decades of disinvestment have devastated NYC’s public housing. And now the private sector is ready to cash in.
Harvey Milk’s Chutzpah
Jessica Max Stein
Another biography of Harvey Milk?’ I thought with a twinge of annoyance when I saw Lillian Faderman’s latest book,…
‘Tales of America’: J.S. Ondara’s Transplanted Melodies
The American Dream probably means something different to each person you’d ask. For some, it’s getting married, moving to…
The White Working Class: America’s Prodigal Son
Will the left embrace white blue-collar workers in their hour of need and create an unbeatable progressive coalition?
2 Centuries, 10 Strikes: Erik Loomis Offers an Insightful History of American Labor
With public support for unions surging, historian Erik Loomis has produced a timely book called A History of America…