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Was it torture or, as others would say, harsh tactics used to obtain intelligence to protect our citizens? That’s a matter of opinion.  The fact is that our country has subjected our … more
I think most people agree that Riverdale is a great place to live, and one of the reasons is that there are so many wonderful options for eating out here. One day you can have some of the best … more
Do black lives matter? The grand jury in the Eric Garner case in Staten Island didn’t seem to think so. They ignored a video and the medical examiner’s finding of homicide in order to not … more
When I attended the Bronx High School of Science from 1976 to 1980, the vast majority of students were white, and no one complained about that. Now, in what appears to be the beginnings of the … more
The time to educate! agitate! and organize! is now. The historical development and preservation of the American nation-state necessitates certain ideologies such as capitalism and patriarchy, but … more
A young photographer, calling himself Dub Sonata was in the thick of demonstrations over a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer responsible for the July 17 death of Eric … more
Jennifer Firestone, campaign manager and press strategist for failed challenger G. Oliver Koppell, tells a tale of revisionist history. Perhaps that’s because Democratic state Senator Jeff … more
In the 1930s, in the immediate wake of the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt set the country on a bold new course known as the New Deal. The programs enacted under the New Deal … more
Newsflash: New Yorkers are living in an age of political corruption.  Fresh off of his Nov. 4 victory, with Democrats asking for a special legislative session to reconsider the minimum wage, … more
Every year at this time, I remember Christmas, 1974. It was mid-December, we had just moved from the Bronx to our first house and were watching Johnny Carson one evening. He and his sidekick, Ed … more
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