New York state plans to dedicate $32 million in federal funding to improve public transportation in the state's rural areas. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration announced the grants on Wednesday. They'll … Click to Continue »
In an impassioned (but not quite scorched-earth) op-ed for The New York Times, Metropolitan Museum of Art director Thomas P. Campbell issued a swift and effective defense of public art in the United States. “Arts and cultural programming challenges, provokes and entertains; it enhances our lives,” he wrote. Show More Summary
Montreal + Robuchon = London and New York, apparently Another day, another defence of L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, the multimillionnaire French chef’s new restaurant in the Montreal Casino. As part of a publicly run casino, the restaurant was put together by Loto-Québec, the government corporation dealing with gambling. Show More Summary
The Trump administration is preparing to rescind the Obama administration's protections for transgender students in public schools — but U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos initially opposed the move, the New York Times reports. Trump, according to the Times, sided with Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions....
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to cut $25 million from 39 public health programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other conditions. The Democrat's administration says it will be up … Click to Continue »
Melania Trump’s sister Ines Knauss has entered the public eye now that The New York Post has broken the news that the very private First Lady has a sister. But information about the reclusive First Sister has been hard to come by, as...Show More Summary
The New York Times reports: A fight over a draft order that would rescind protections for transgender students in public schools has erupted inside the Trump administration, pitting Attorney General Jeff Sessions against the secretary of education, Betsy DeVos. Show More Summary
The Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park, California, brought the Free-Range Kids Project—an optional, free, outside-the-classroom activity—to its K–5 students in 2014. Adapted from an assignment created by New York City public school sixth...Show More Summary
“Anger is often what pain looks like when it shows itself in public.” – Krista Tippett Krista Tippett (@KristaTippett) is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author. She created and hosts the public radio program and podcast On Being and curates The Civil Conversations Project, an emergent approach to the differences of […]
Om Malik: Wired magazine recently published, Keeping Up with the Times, a story about the New York Times and its slow & painful transition o a digital first publication. “It’s to transform the Times’ digital subscriptions into the main...Show More Summary
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. once addressed the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters on the role of public support for the arts. He adapted his speech as an opinion piece for the New York Times on September 20, 1985....
It's possible that the "Trump Bump" that's been helping the New York Times, Teen Vogue, ProPublica and other print/online publications is also driving more money toward the producers of the Oscars. The current president "'has been very good for television,' said Ashwin Navin, chief executive of Samba TV, a data and analytics firm. 'The politically […]
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's passage of its largest ever capital plan on Thursday didn't come without reservations from at least one of its board members. During a public board... To view the full story, click the title link.
The New York Times obtained an internal memo from Trump's Office of Management and Budget, which proposes eliminating Americorps, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
The New York Times provided more publicity for the anti-Trump resistance with “Bookstores Stoke Resistance With Action, Not Just Books – Places of Business, and Hubs of Protest.” Three weeks ago, the NYT was also using the self-indulgent...Show More Summary
Turns out The New York Times' strong subscriber showing of recent months extends to those willing to pay for others' subscriptions as well. In November of last year, the publication began receiving contributions and interest from readers who wanted to buy subscriptions in bulk for other readers. Using this development as inspiration, the publication launched...
Clusterfuck Nation Now appearing Mondays and Fridays Support this blog by visiting Jim’s Patreon Page! The gaslighting of the American public continues, with Gaslighter-in-Chief, The New York Times, whipping up a frenzy of Russia paranoia. The post “That War You Ordered….” was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
After workshopping his newest one-man show in San Francisco and elsewhere around America, John Leguizamo is ready to return to his native New York City with “Latin History for Morons,” opening Feb. 24, 2017, for at least a two-month run at The Public Theater. Here’s the official show description: Emmy and Obie Award winner John Leguizamo (Ghetto […]
Submitted by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, The gaslighting of the American public continues, with Gaslighter-in-Chief, The New York Times, whipping up a frenzy of Russia paranoia. It reminds me of an old gambit in fly fishing called...Show More Summary
Three New York Times reporters wrote 28 paragraphs on possible divisions within organized labor on Trump’s policies and somehow waited until the 25th paragraph for this sideways mention of public sector vs. private sector: Unions inShow More Summary