When government doesn't deliver, voters look for unpolished candidates from outside government. Go figure.
New York City
Manhattan Will Drop Charges for Prostitution and Unlicensed Massage but Continue Prosecuting Prostitution Patrons
The Nordic Model comes to Manhattan.
The latest data underscore an appallingly partisan split on what should be a more science-based decision.
Leveling that grave accusation at every aspect of American life will produce disengagement, alienation, and reaction.
A shocking 12 percent enrollment drop in New York City points to possible long-term structural impacts of the pandemic.
It's too late for health passports to make a difference, but the damage could be immense.
It is the first city in the U.S. to do so.
A compromise is now circulating that would establish a market but also allow growing at home.
New York City's embattled public school system gets a new chancellor. But the influence of the old one will remain, and not just in the Empire State.
The 2nd Circuit rejected the police unions' arguments that disclosure would invade officers' privacy and put them in danger.
New York Never Built a Good System for Scheduling Vaccine Appointments, so a Random Software Engineer Did It in His Spare Time
Why didn't Cuomo and De Blasio build a decent, user-friendly website?
Remote learning continues to be the norm for more than three out of four New York City public school students.
The factory fire was salt in the wound of this struggling iconic New York business.
The United States was virtually alone in keeping schools closed this fall. As a result, public education—and cities—may never look the same.
Determined To Kill Businesses That Survived Lockdowns, New York Plans Minimum Wage Hike Later This Month
New York's unemployment rate is nearly 10 percent and roughly one-third of small businesses in New York City may have closed forever. Seems like a great time to make it more expensive to employ people, right?
Individually and in organized groups, people are pushing back against lockdown orders.
The order is killing businesses and isn't rooted in science.
A NYC quarantine fitness entrepreneur stirs up controversy on Nextdoor
Plus: DOJ argues for right to kill civilians, tech CEOs are back before Congress today, Dolly Parton helped fund COVID-19 vaccine, and more...
Just 0.18 percent of randomly tested teachers and students have been positive for COVID-19. So why the hell would you close the schools?
Massive Rent Declines in America's Most Expensive Cities Prove, Once Again, That Supply and Demand Is Real
San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and other large metro areas have posted double-digit drops in rent.
The newest lockdown, which explicitly targets religious gatherings, seems likely to further skepticism of public health directives.
Students and congregants may be collateral damage in a turf war between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Limiting the hours during which food can be served is arbitrary, unscientific, and could cause overcrowding, the plaintiffs argue.
Peace will come only from leaving other people alone on the condition that they do the same for us.
The Big Apple is practically a black hole of overpolicing and regulation.
He also refused to apologize.
Hamill’s city was exactly what the likes of Robert Moses were trying to control when they imposed a top-down technocratic regime on New York in the middle third of the 20th century.
The city’s contact-tracing efforts don’t appear to be going well, so prepare for more top-down mandates with confusing justifications.
A federal judge gags the New York Civil Liberties Union, but a media outlet manages to collect and publish a database of misbehaving cops.
Phase 4 of city's reopening means loose rules for zoos but strict requirements for bars.
Dozens of dozens of incidents were caught on video.
The NYPD is still blaming jail releases, but the data simply doesn’t back that claim up.
Government growth and abuses are not challenged nearly enough.
Police Agencies in New York and Los Angeles Drag Their Feet over Body Camera Footage and Misconduct Records
Efforts to force sunlight into police conduct have been thwarted by noncompliance.