Tag Archives: New York City

NYC’s holiday from homicide


What did they put in the water? From CNN: The big news in the Big Apple this week may be what didn’t happen. There was not a single reported slaying, stabbing, shooting or knifing in any of the five boroughs … Continue reading

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Meet Blankfein’s buddy, Officer Badass


A young man is pushed and wrestled to the ground by a cop, then handcuffed. His crime? Not immediately retreating as the cop swaggered toward him on the sidewalk. The victim appears to say something to the cop right before … Continue reading

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‘Liberal’ media, Wall Street thick as thieves


Will Bunch commented on its invisibility. So did Firedoglake. Keith Olbermann discussed it with Bunch on Countdown, and even Stephen Colbert noted its conspicuous absence from mainstream news reports. I’m referring to the “occupation” of Wall Street (Zuccotti Park/Liberty Plaza, … Continue reading

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My dinner with Arianna — submit your questions


Any business owner who uses largely unpaid labor, with a handful of underpaid, nonunion employees, to build a company that is sold for a few hundred million dollars, no matter how he or she is introduced to you on the … Continue reading

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