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by / on October 5, 2014 at 3:59 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/06 – 10/12

…International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University. Keynote Address: David N. Dinkins, Former Mayor of New York City and Professor in the Professional Practice of Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University. Moderator: Dean of Academic Affairs, Kathryn Yatrakis. Panelists: Nily Rozic, New York State Assemblywoman, Mark Levine, New York City Councilman, Jamal Nelson, Senior Director, Regional Impact, Leadership for Educational Equity andLi…

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by / on October 12, 2014 at 3:12 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/13 – 10/19

…s of the campus community. The current phase in the evolution of Sexual Violence Response is the relocation to a new office in Alfred Lerner Hall, encompassing our dedication to advocacy, prevention, and outreach. Please join us in our new space to mark this pivotal milestone on: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4:00 7:00 p.m. Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 700 Youll have an opportunity to take a tour of our new offices, meet SVR advocates, prevention and o…

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by / on December 2, 2003 at 3:23 pm / in Congress, Domestic, Election

Ready To Serve?

…by Art by Dan Touff The comparisons to Pearl Harbor came naturally to most people on September 11th, 2001. Newspapers and politicians immediately pronounced this a new day destined to live in infamy, and a new day of shared sacrifice and heroism. It was likely with the imagery of that earlier day in mind—of Uncle Sam and war bonds and victory gardens and the like—that so many Americans seemed to yearn for a summons to service and national e…

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by / on November 11, 2014 at 9:02 pm / in Current Issue, Domestic

Just Compensation

…“Nobody else thought it was beautiful.” But as he spoke, neighborhood property owners were fighting against the New York City government’s use of eminent domain to force the sale of their homes to the University. On July 24, 2010, the New York State Court of Appeals reached a decision allowing the use of this particular government power to seize private property for Columbia’s expansion. As Nicholas Sprayregen, one of the property owners forced…

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 11:10 pm / in Domestic, Judicial, New York, Uncategorized

Jazz, Jail, and the New Jim Crow

…st in Harlem. He has earned four university degrees, participated in the lead-up to the 1971 Attica Rebellion in New York, and led a class-action lawsuit against New York State to end its practice of disenfranchising prisoners and parolees. At 71 years old, Jazz continues to organize, and has become one of the leaders of the fight against stop-and frisk.  If you see video footage or a still of stop-and-frisk in the news, it’s most likely the work…

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:51 am / in Business, Domestic, New York

Silicon Implant

…le in global capital markets. In a larger, ever-shifting global marketplace, financial stability for the City of New York requires a turn to a much more balanced economic composition – one that relies on countercyclical, or at least non-procyclical, industries as an insurance policy so to speak. In 2007, financial sector workers collected 35.9 percent of New York’s income, even though the sector accounted for only an eighth of the city’s jobs. In…

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by / on December 18, 2009 at 7:37 am / in Content, Domestic, Issue, New York

Invisible Notecards

…crease in financial support at a time when there is an ever-increasing need for their services. The situation in New York is bleak. According to an article published in August 2009 by the Robin Hood Foundation, fifty-five percent of babies born in this city are born into poverty and 1.9 million New Yorkers are currently living below the poverty line. In 2008, more than 90 percent of emergency food sites in New York experienced an increase in dema…

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by / on December 1, 2003 at 11:15 am / in Domestic, Education, New York

Schoolhouse Crock

…ritizes cosmetic changes over real classroom needs. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Joel Klein, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (DE), informed teachers in January of 2003 that 1,000 out of the city’s 1,200 public schools had to adopt uniform reading and math curricula. The new kindergarten through third grade reading curriculum emphasizes a program called Month by Month Phonics and utilizes new classroom libraries filled wi…

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by / on February 11, 2014 at 8:09 pm / in Daniel Brovman, Domestic, New York, Web Columnists

New York’s Bloomberg Problem

by King Bloomberg (WikiCommons) The problem of political corruption pervades both New York City and New York state politics. So much so, in fact, that New York recently earned a ‘D’ on a political integrity test that examined internal auditing practices, financial disclosures, legislative  accountability, and political financing in state and local politics. Unable to ignore this glaring issue, Governor Cuomo convened the &…

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by / on October 1, 2002 at 1:29 pm / in Blast from the Past, Domestic, Media, New York

The Business of Politics

…o political credentials, Bloomberg embarked on a dramatically different career in the public sector, as Mayor of New York City. Before Bloomberg’s election, New Yorkers tended to elect charismatic, combative mayors—individuals with considerable political or legal experience. Ed Koch and Rudy Giuliani epitomized this characterization with their bold, argumentative styles and extensive political experience—Giuliani was a U.S. Attorney in New York f…

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