Streams

This American Art World

Thursday, May 14, 2015

As this week marks the first ever billion dollar week in art sales, how is the new Whitney meeting Michelle Obama's mandate to democratize art in America?
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When is Deadly Force the Only Option?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

After police shot a hammer-wielding man on a busy Midtown street yesterday, a criminal justice professor (and former NYPD officer) discusses police tactics in situations like that.
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Now Open: Elementary School

Thursday, May 14, 2015

In Downtown Brooklyn, in a district where parents want more options, a new school will open up this September.
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On Infrastructure Funding and the Amtrak Derailment

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Amtrak derailment happened as Congress faces the May 31 deadline on transportation funding. The New Yorker's John Cassidy looks at whether those dots connect.
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Help Us Out: What's Changed and What Hasn't At Your Local Nail Salon?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

If you're planning on getting your nails done soon, help us out. We want to know what's changed & what hasn't in nail salons since the NYTimes exposed poor working conditions.
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Art For All; Transportation Funding; School Openings

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The (new) Whitney Museum; deadly force on a Midtown street; the Amtrak derailment and transportation funding; a big picture view on cities; and our series on openings continues.
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Urban Essays

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Stephen Squibb and Brandon Harris share a big picture view of how cities have evolved since the Great Recession.
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Now Open: Frieze Week

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The gallery opening of gallery openings. 
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Thomas Jefferson the Liberal, the Republican and the Tea Party Fanatic

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A new book describes how Thomas Jefferson has been used as a political icon for liberals, Republicans, and members of the Tea Party.
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NYC's Best Libraries

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Jacqueline Woodson and Maira Kalman are joined by librarians from three of NYC Neighborhood Library Awards finalists to talk about books and other services the libraries provide.
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Ethan Hawke on Fighting a War from an Office Chair

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Hawke plays a Las Vegas-based drone operator in the new film "Good Kill," and joined us to discuss the challenges facing a pilot whose biggest threat is spilling coffee in his lap.
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The Mayor Takes His Progressive Pitch National

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Howard Dean and Rep. Yvette Clarke discuss Mayor de Blasio's new "Contract With America," a progressive policy agenda he unveiled yesterday in Washington, D.C.
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Ethan Hawke; Thomas Jefferson’s Legacy; Frieze New York

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Ethan Hawke's new movie "Good Kill;" the political implications of Mayor de Blasio's "Contract With America;" the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards; Thomas Jefferson's legacy; & Frieze NY.
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Now Open: Red Rooster's Casual Cousin

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

In the first installment of our series on what's opening in your neighborhoods, Marcus Samuelsson talks about his new restaurant and festival celebrating Harlem's food and culture.
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Indian Point Ablaze; Skelos' Replacement

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The latest on the Hudson River clean-up efforts after an explosion at Indian Point nuclear power plant and the new NYS senate majority leader, Long Island's John Flanagan.
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Will ‘Contract with America’ Reduce Monopoly Capitalism?

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Policy proposals to lower interest rates, increase employment, and bring money back to the middle class.
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The CIA's War

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The CIA's recently retired deputy director talks about his role advising Bush and Obama.
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An Explosion at Indian Point; A Plan to End Unemployment; A New Eatery in Harlem

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Saturday’s explosion at Indian Point; Skelos' replacement; the CIA’s former deputy director; the first American female four-star general; how to end unemployment; a new Harlem eatery.
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General Knowledge

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The first female, four-star general talks about what she learned as a military leader.
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Islamophobia: A Recap

Monday, May 11, 2015

Who speaks for Islam, and is Islamophobia a uniquely present-day problem? 
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