For such a lefty city, why does New York keep electing center-right mayors? Jarrett Murphy, editor in chief of City Limitsmagazine, talks about his piece for The Nation on the search for a progressive candidate in the NYC mayoral election, and the city's history of voting the other way.
The latest stats are out, and the unemployment rate of black Americans continues to bypass the national average. Jarrett Murphy, investigations editor for City Limits, talks about the joblessness of black men and its implications. Plus: Haitians freed from immigration jails; reported investigations of Queens politicians; the strangest job-interview questions ever; and a call-in for early adopters of the iPad.
You've heard from Bill Thompson on his plan for affordable housing. Now, Jarrett Murphy, investigations editor at City Limits, looks at Mayor Bloomberg's track record and what's at stake in this Fall's election.
Wednesday’s heavy rainfall calls attention to NYC’s sewer system and the problem of stormwater runoff. Jarrett Murphy, investigations editor at City Limits, and Basil Seggos, chief investigator at Riverkeeper, discuss the issue and the options the city is exploring.