You can ask someone to rethink the language they use without mocking or belittling them–and probably, you’ll both feel better about it. Here’s how. It didn’t take long for me to embarrass myself in public after moving to New York City...Show More Summary
History repeats itself at The New York Public Library. Timothy Leary?s first-hand account of an LSD trip; Tom Wolfe?s notes about Haight-Ashbury for his book The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test; Gloria Steinem?s letter to the New York Times?...Show More Summary
The New York Times reports: Representative Patrick Meehan, a Pennsylvania Republican who has taken a leading role in fighting sexual harassment in Congress, used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle his own misconduct complaint...Show More Summary
A notice of a public hearing in Hempstead, New York, is impossible to read. Don't even try it, you might hurt yourself. It's not just a design gone wrong. This is an example of malicious compliance, or following the letter of the law while undermining the spirit of the law, like the "small print" on a contract that gets smaller every year. Show More Summary
HOW PUBLIC UNIONS ENTHRALLED THE U.S.: Even labor-friendly Paris uses fewer workers than New York City, and for a fraction of the cost. American public unions pervert the process: A new paper from Michael Lovenheim and Alexander Willen finds that “Using data from the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, we demonstrate that collective bargaining […]
Early Friday morning, Robby Anderson, wide receiver for the New York Jets (a football team), was arrested. The charges include reckless driving, resisting arrest, evading police, and threatening a public servant. But those charges barely scratch the surface. Among other things... Show More Summary
The Mets aren’t backing down from the Tim Tebow experiment/publicity stunt. The other New York baseball team announced that the former Heisman Trophy winner had been invited to their major league spring training camp (as opposed to spring training with the other low-minor players). Tebow was definitely good at the box office last season, less [more]
WHY NOTHING WORKS: Even labor-friendly Paris uses fewer workers than New York City, and for a fraction of the cost. American public unions pervert the process. Take a look at the cost schedule for American government services, and you are likely to walk away boggled. Who are all these people working for the government? Why […]
New York, January 18, 2017--Sudanese authorities should cease harassing and arresting journalists and confiscating newspapers, and should allow journalists to report on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
Thursday: Philosophers talk to the public, the New York Jewish Film Festival and milder weather.
The highly promising Alexander Ullman, 26, has won an agency contract with the New York giant, Cami. They are playing up his Britishness with a publicity photo featuring a classic London cab.
As an extension of its exhibition, MILLENNIUM: Lower Manhattan in the 1990s, the Skyscraper Museum has launched an update of Heritage Trails New York, a "digital reconstruction [of] a landmark public history project focused on lowerShow More Summary
He began his career in free-form radio at WBAI, New York City's Pacifica affiliate, and - after a brief, unlikely stint as host of NPR's Weekend All Things Considered - spent decades at Southern California's KCRW. Ira Glass was once one of his production assistants; he and host Madeleine Brand remember Frank in this audio […]
NEW YORK -- Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
They give a free concert – today, at 4pm. Members of the MET Orchestra will be joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer at The New York Public Library’s Harry Belafonte Branch to perform a “Musical Read-Aloud!” Robert Miller, husband of MET Orchestra violinist Elena Barere (pictured above), has composed an original score to […]
Ashleigh Banfield had a few choice words for the New York photographer who anonymously told the publication Babe that she felt “victimized” after a date with Master of None star Aziz Ansari. In an open letter on her HLN show Crime &Show More Summary
You'd think that after making partner, you wouldn't have to pretend to be working when another partner walks by. However, for one New York attorney facing public censure, he's learning the hard lesson that there's a big difference between juggling content around on a computer monitor and falsifying your......
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says President Donald Trump's use of a vulgar word to describe African nations were ugly, disgusting and repulsive. After a public event Friday morning on … Click to Continue »
Jonathan Chait: “Four days ago, David Brooks broke the news in the New York Times that President Trump is actually a sober-minded and competent public servant.” Wrote Brooks: “People who go into the White House to have a meeting with [...]
12/21/2017 Update: The New York Times reports that Definers and the EPA decided to drop the contract after news broke that one of the company's top lawyers had previously been digging for EPA employees who had criticized the Trump administration. A...Show More Summary