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Imagine a New York City Not Dominated by Real Estate

Danny Katch Jacobin
New York’s commercial real estate sector is in crisis, as office workers are increasingly unwilling to come back into a physical office. It’s an opportunity to rethink what a city that serves its residents rather than commercial landlords could be.

Mayor-to-Be Eric Adams and the New NYC City Council

Harold Meyerson, Michael Gold The American Prospect, New York Times
New York’s new mayor-in-waiting is in some ways a throwback to an older era of urban politics. But the City Council is poised to be one of the most progressive in the city’s history, with a diversity that mirrors the city it represents.

Tidbits - July 1, 2021 - Reader Comments: Voting Rights; Trump Indictment; Defund the Police; Juneteenth; Lidice Remembered; NYC and Unions Sell Out Retirees; Gay History - Readers Debate Portside post; Critical Race Theory; Anti-Racist Resources;

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Reader Comments: Voting Rights; Trump Indictment; Defund the Police; Juneteenth; Lidice Remembered; NYC and Unions Sell Out Retirees; Before Stonewall - Readers Debate Portside post; Critical Race Theory; Anti-Racist Resources; and more....

Friday Nite Videos | June 11, 2021

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How Radical Gardeners Took Back New York City. Mdou Moctar | Chismiten. “Takeover”: New Doc Chronicles Historic 1970 Young Lords Occupation of Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx. Is Most Published Research Wrong? Jordan Klepper Solves Guns.

Tidbits - June 3, 2021 - Reader Comments, Hiroshima, World War II; Racism; Retiree healthcare; Sports; Labor History, Disney, McCarthyism, Marxist parties, China, Climate change, Ethel Rosenberg, Harold Washington, Chicago, Social transition

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Reader Comments: Hiroshima Cover-up; Racism; Retiree healthcare; Sports; Labor History, Disney; McCarthyism; Marxist parties; China; Announcements: Ethel Rosenberg; Harold Washington; International Trade Union Forum - Ecology, Social Transition;
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