Occupy Wall Street supporters say he is another Scott Walker. The New York Posts editorial board wishes he was.
Taking cues from the Chicago teachers strike, the new dissident caucus Movement of Rank-and-File Educators (MORE) is pushing for more democracy within the UFT.
Looking north, east, or west from the roof of my Williamsburg apartment building, you can see plenty of steel-and-glass condos either recently built or nearing completion. But to the south, red brick projects dominate the skyline.
As illustrated by a spate of recent endorsements, many progressives across the city continue to support John Liu, the recent trial verdicts notwithstanding.
A leading supporter of Occupy has opted to endorse the most Wall Street-friendly Democratic candidate for mayor.
As with any wealthy and politically well-connected white male in American society, disgrace wasnt so bad for Spitzer.
Sometimes the Vice Media honchos orchestrate a promotional stunt with former basketball star Dennis Rodman and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. And sometimes they give large money to the campaign of Daniel Squadron.
Celebrations of Public Advocate Bill de Blasios defeat of the establishment candidates in the Democratic mayoral primary indicate that paradise is around the corner.
While the office of the public advocate may be designed as a watchdog position, its current low budget essentially makes it little more than a bully pulpit for politicians on the rise.
Some believe that ever since she stepped on to the scene, Quinn has put her ambitions first, always eyeing a path to a higher office.
Finally cooling off from a bike ride on a 100-degree summer day in an air-conditioned coffee shop with a cup of water, Shawn Carrié takes a moment before he offers his eulogy.