Category Archives: Opinion

Jimmy Breslin’s Craft

By Maurice Pinzon I grew up in Queens. My father, unlike many immigrants, didn’t read the New York tabloids. Instead, every morning on the subway to Manhattan he picked up the New York Times. It was the best paper in … Continue reading

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Mayor Bloomberg, Cathleen Black and the New York Schools

By Stanley Aronowitz This week has been a nightmare for education. New York’s Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced  that the city would layoff 10,000 employees, many of them teachers. Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates urged school superintendents to reward teachers … Continue reading

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