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  • newUS added 4.8 million jobs in June, unemployment at 11.1%

    US added 4.8 million jobs in June, unemployment at 11.1%

    U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 8:44am -
  • newNew York opens virus testing to all residents

    New York opens virus testing to all residents

    New York state is opening testing to all residents as the number of positive coronavirus cases in of the country continues to rise.The state previously had limited testing to essential workers,...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 7:52am -
  • newWylde on why corporations are critical for the city

    Wylde on why corporations are critical for the city

    Big business does not command much affection in New York's political circles, but that will have to change if our city is going to accelerate its recovery from the economic consequences of the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 7:30am -
  • newInternet entrepreneur on harnessing tech for the good of New York

    Internet entrepreneur on harnessing tech for the good of New York

    We have a choice in New York.The past few months have shed even greater light on the drastic shortcomings and inequities in our civic, economic and social infrastructure. We now have the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 7:00am -
  • newBrooklyn Hospital Center inks deal with NY Cancer & Blood to manage oncology

    Brooklyn Hospital Center inks deal with NY Cancer & Blood to manage oncology

    Brooklyn Hospital Center is partnering with New York Cancer & Blood Specialists on a facility in Downtown Brooklyn, with the independent practice group managing the oncology services for the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Jul 20, 5:30am -
  • newHow the $1.8B performing arts industry plans to stay in business

    How the $1.8B performing arts industry plans to stay in business

    With no plans to hold performances until 2021—and that’s at the earliest —Broadway and other iconic performance venues are tackling how to make ends meet during their extended shutdown.Executives...To view the full story, click the title…
    - 19 hours ago, 1 Jul 20, 3:58pm -
  • newManhattan office leasing lowest since Great Recession, report says

    Manhattan office leasing lowest since Great Recession, report says

     in the city has dropped to levels unseen since the global financial crisis clobbered the 526 million-square-foot market more than a decade ago, according to Colliers International’s quarterly...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:55pm -
  • newSupporting wind energy means supporting jobs

    Supporting wind energy means supporting jobs

    The pandemic…; is causing unprecedented challenges for the U.S. health care system, disruptions to daily life, and deep uncertainty across an economy unrecognizable from just a few weeks...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:35pm -
  • newCOO fired from nursing-home lender Metropolitan Bank

    COO fired from nursing-home lender Metropolitan Bank

    Metropolitan Bank, a lender specializing in the health-care business, says Chief Operating Officer Gerard Perri has been “terminated.” No reason was given for the move, which the bank said in a...To view the full story, click the title li…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:31pm -
  • newMacy’s takes $3.1B charge as pandemic stymies retail

    Macy’s takes $3.1B charge as pandemic stymies retail

    Macy’s Inc. recorded a $3.1 billion charge in the first quarter as the pandemic ravaged retail, even as sales have started to track ahead of expectations in the two months since.The...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:21pm -

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    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    • How a Black Swan Caught New York Flatfooted in 1914
      It looks like the next round of congressional battles over restarting the economy will involve Federal aid to cities and states. While Speaker Pelosi and the Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell, battle over money for the states, Mayor de Blasio i…
      - 65 days ago, 28 Apr 20, 10:29am -
    • Legal Stars Ask New York To Protect Yeshivas
      No academic cachet is more prized by America's legal world than a Harvard Law degree. So it is hard to conceive that anyone who made it through Harvard's rigorous training could object to a governmentally imposed standard prescribing the minimum numb…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:55pm -
    • Did JFK Make Morgenthau A Conservative?
      Robert Morgenthau may have been one of a kind, but his story is emblematic of the best of America and of New York. The Times's obituary, as that newspaper often did with Morgenthau, gets the story significantly wrong. The Times describes him as "a co…
      - 23 Jul 19, 6:59am -
    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -
    • Cuomo Threatens Suit Against the Feds On Immigration Battle
      Governor Cuomo of New York is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to stop its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in r…
      - 1 May 18, 10:00pm -
    • New York Compromise On Yeshiva Education Could Yet Be a Beacon
      Whose education is more sound and basic? Is it the youngster who knows more math than Bible? Or is it the youth who knows more Bible than math? There are no doubt millions of Americans who, if forced to choose, would choose the Bible as more sound an…
      - 12 Apr 18, 8:58pm -

    The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

    The Village Voice

    • newRFK, Two Minutes to Midnight: The Very Last Hurrah

      RFK, Two Minutes to Midnight: The Very Last Hurrah

      Two Minutes to Midnight: The Very Last Hurrah June 13, 1968 LOS ANGELES — It was, of course, two minutes to midnight and the Embassy...
      - 21 hours ago, 1 Jul 20, 1:19pm -
    • Genet, Mailer, & the New Paternalism

      Genet, Mailer, & the New Paternalism

      Thoughts on: Genet, Mailer, & the New Paternalism  June 1, 1961 It is easily imagined of Jean Genet that he is one those artists who...
      - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 6:01pm -
    • Norman Mailer on Jean Genet’s “The Blacks”

      Norman Mailer on Jean Genet’s “The Blacks”

      Theatre: “The Blacks” Part 1 May 11, 1961 No one who believes in the greatness of certain plays would go to any one of our houses...
      - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 5:59pm -
    • Milton Glaser at the Voice – Short Time, Big Impact

      Milton Glaser at the Voice – Short Time, Big Impact

      First appearing on the masthead as Vice-Chairman in the October 10, 1974, issue of the Voice, graphic designer Milton Glaser was determined to bring to...
      - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 3:55pm -
    • Elvis Presley as Moby Dick

      Elvis Presley as Moby Dick

      Elvis Presley as Moby Dick May 26, 1975 Writer Greil Marcus, a passionate student of our nation’s past and a madman for rock ‘n’ roll...
      - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 5:37pm -
    • Insurrection at Columbia: The Groovy Revolution

      Insurrection at Columbia: The Groovy Revolution

      The Groovy Revolution: Fold, Spindle, Mutilate May 2, 1968 FOLD You could tell something more than springtime was brewing at Columbia by the crowds around...
      - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 12:32pm -
    • How To Cure the Police Crime Plague

      How To Cure the Police Crime Plague

      How To Cure the Police Crime Plague May 28, 1985 We are experiencing a police crime wave. More than 40 New York City police officers...
      - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 11:24am -
    • Jean Michel Basquiat: Mass Productions

      Jean Michel Basquiat: Mass Productions

      Mass Productions March 23, 1982 OPEC isn’t the only world community with an oil glut these days. To anyone walking through Soho this week, the...
      - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 10:41am -
    • Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1960-88

      Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1960-88

      Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1960-88 August 30, 1988 Since learning of 27-year-old painter Jean-Michel Basquiat’s accidental death by drug overdose last week, what I live over and...
      - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 10:17am -
    • Gay Rights: Forget It

      Gay Rights: Forget It

      Gay Rights: Forget It December 11, 1978 I go through life’s little traumas. My book isn’t in Brentano’s window, so I get de­pressed. A playwright...
      - 6 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 4:47pm -

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