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  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • Is New State Police Boss Trustworthy?

    Is New State Police Boss Trustworthy?
    Another questionable incident has bubbled up from Dora B. Schriro's five-year tenure as New York City's correction commissioner. It's not looking good for her. While there, according to The New York Times, Ms. Schriro — now Connecticut's public...
  • The making of 'Gone with the Wind'

    "You ain't seen nothin' yet!" was the famous come-on to the audience used by the great Al Jolson in the 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer." And I, Liz, in 2014, still say this. But now I'm talking about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. He was...
  • Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control

    Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control
    Michael Bloomberg is one of those 1-percenters who gives his caste a good name. When he really believes in a cause, he ponies up real cash to back up his words.   Unlike the Koch brothers, Bloomberg’s efforts to influence public policy are not...
  • FAA's well-founded caution on flights to Israel

    To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
  • Q&A: New NYC Film Czar Aims to Build on Predecessor's Success

    Barely four months into her post as commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Cynthia Lopez sits atop an agency responsible for the smooth operation of an industry that generates a whopping $7 billion in direct...
  • State Getting Better Data, But Still Needs Research Center

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is said to have once told his senior staff: "In God we trust. All others bring data." This would have been a challenge in Connecticut because the state historically has not been rich in data, or in access to the...
  • California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me

    California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me
    A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...
  • Kevin Spacey Regales the Crowd With 20-Minute Speech at Museum of the Moving Image Tribute

    "Who is Kevin Spacey? The man's talent has more facets than a diamond," said Chazz Palminteri at Museum of the Moving Image's salute to the "House of Cards" actor Wednesday night on the Upper East Side. As clips played from some of his most standout...
  • Robert B. Reich: Slouching toward oligarchy

    America is not yet an oligarchy, but that's where Charles and David Koch and a few other billionaires are taking us. American democracy used to depend on political parties that more or less represented most of us. Political scientists of the 1950s and...