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Big changes are coming to the People’s Theatre Project, said to be Manhattan’s largest performing arts organization north of Harlem. And Spuyten Duyvil’s Mino Lora — who founded the theatre group — is quite grateful. more
What a difference a half century makes. In February 1972, the People’s Republic of China hosted a history-making American delegation headed by President Richard Nixon, the Middle Kingdom’s most important Western visitor since Marco Polo. more
This week marks a year since U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman was first sworn into Congress. But it also marks the anniversary of a much darker event in both Bowman’s and the country’s memories: The Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. more
Steve simply wanted what so many of us take for granted every day: A hot dinner. A warm bed. The ability to fend for himself. But for now, he’d settle for $600 just to get his car back. Not because he wants cool wheels, but because it’s at least a place to sleep. more
Jamaal Bowman wants to make it easier for more first-time candidates to run for office. That’s part of the reason why he supported the For the People Act — or H.R. 1 — last May. This massive election reform bill intends to institute a national public campaign financing system while rolling back some of the significant voter restrictions put in place by many Republican-led states. more
It’s no secret the United States was one of many countries practicing slavery centuries ago — and not just in the south.  more
It’s finally here. After months — even years, for some — of campaigning, next week this corner of the Bronx will finally choose its representative in City Hall for the next two years. more
The debate over the existence of man-made climate change is all but settled — 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this, according to NASA. And for the past few years, many policymakers — especially of the Democratic persuasion — have called it an existential threat. more
It’s a common misperception of America’s already shameful history of slavery that it only existed south of the Mason-Dixon Line. But Laura Carpenter Myers knows better, and wants to ensure others do, too. more
Shaking hands and kissing babies were once the way to winning elected office, but not when election season is in full swing in the middle of a pandemic.  more
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