Commentary

The Manhattan skyline looking out of a high rise window.
City Hall is wrong: New York can tax wealthy absentee owners.
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Conan Freud devoted his life to the city he loved.
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes questions from reporters.
The president’s words have been shown to increase bigotry, not merely channel it.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio announces his plan to revise the admissions process for New York City's specialized high schools.
Attacks on de Blasio’s plan to reform admissions are mostly bogus.
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President Donald Trump during at a press conference in the East Room of the White House.
The New York AG’s office filed suit against the Trump Foundation for allegedly funneling money to the president’s 2016 campaign.
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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli delivers the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Report in 2017.
Taxpayers may be on the hook if returns don’t meet high expectations.
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People waiting on a subway platform for the 4 train
Without changing how it runs trains and spends on construction, the subway will be only partially improved.
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Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa discussing the highlights of the fiscal year 2019 budget, alongside Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Blame society, not the journalists who report on it, for the unequal distribution of power.
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Cars parked along both sides of a Manhattan street.
Stopping suburbanites from parking in Upper Manhattan should only be the beginning of parking reform.
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US President Barack Obama with Rep. Joe Crowley (left), Sen. Chuck Schumer (center) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (right) in January, 2017.
Some say Crowley joining Schumer as the Democratic leader of one house of Congress is too much New York City. Here’s why they're wrong.
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