Millennials finding the urge to vote

As Bill de Blasio rang in another expected victory with his mayoral win Tuesday, I was unamused and nonchalant, as I had been throughout this election season.

I’ve got Georgia (and Stacey Abrams) on my mind

I know many of my readers are exhausted with politics. New York City just had an election season in which many incumbents cruised to victory, and a little more than half of America looks at the politics in Washington, D.C., ...

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go #41

President Trump is quick to accuse the Obama administration for just about everything that goes wrong in America.

How privileged we are in fixing NYC’s Board of Elections fiasco

Approximately 200,000 New Yorkers were illegally purged from voter rolls by the Board of Elections just before the heated Democratic presidential primaries in 2016.

Donald Trump: Symptom of America’s spiritual malaise

Many people who find the president’s behavior and tenor at times divisive and confronting lament that he is “dividing” the country.

Mayor de Blasio, you owe the Black community

Bishop Charles L. Norris Sr. of Grace Saving Ministries share his thoughts on what Mayor Bill de Blasio should do for Black New Yorkers.

New York State must vote against a constitutional convention 

Considering that in past elections, less than 50 percent of the voters delivered blank votes for the referendum calling for a constitutional convention, the organization We the People of the State of New York is conducting a grass-roots effort, urging ...

Make sure you have a voting plan

Next Tuesday, Nov. 7, the New York City municipal elections take place. There will be several important elections on your ballot for mayor, borough president, City Council members, judges and even district attorneys

ACA is Still the Law of the Land

Legend has it that Mark Twain had this to say about an obituary mistakenly published in a major newspaper: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”

The dodgy dogma of public disarmament

In a major setback to anti-gun activists—and a significant advance for Second Amendment advocates—a three-judge panel of the Federal Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled in July that the district’s “good cause” requirement for firearm licensing was unconstitutional.

Supporting survivors of sexual harassment and assault

There have been far too many articles placing blame on women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted

Reforming our bail system and empowering our disenfranchised communities

The report of the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, entitled “A More Just New York City,” should be commended for an excellent analysis of our criminal justice system and the ineffective use of our ...

Seasons are changing

Every year around this time, the seasons change and so do we. Some may notice that when you wake up the sun has yet to rise, even though it’s well after 6:30 a.m.

They build this city: Protecting New York’s construction workers

The stunning skyline of New York City rises up around us, fluid in its shape as new skyscrapers are erected every year.

Edification and humility

Life is such a precious gift. We tend to spend the best parts of our lives in the pursuit of our ambitions, without pausing to consider the purpose of it all.