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A Senator; A Subtlety; The Seventies

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

WNYC’s art critic Deborah Solomon discusses Kara Walker’s site-specific artwork currently at the Domino Sugar Factory, “A Subtlety.” Plus: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer on his plan to vote against high executive pay at the McDonald's Corp. annual meeting on Thursday; former Senator James Webb and 101 things to love about NYC…in 1976!

Fast Food Pay for Workers and CEOs

As New York City comptroller, Scott M. Stringer votes the shares held in NYC's pension funds. He explains his plan to vote against high executive pay at the McDonald's Corp. annual meeting on Thursday in protest of the low hourly wages of fast food workers.

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Jim Webb's Story

James Webb, former U.S. Senator (D VA) and the author of I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir, talks about his early life and how it shaped his politics.

→ EVENT: James Webb at the Hudson Union Society | Wednesday, May 21st at 7 p.m. | More Information

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The Sugar Baby in the Sugar Factory

Kara Walker's installation at the soon-to-be-demolished Domino Sugar Factory features a 75-foot-long, 35-foot-tall sphinx made out of sugar.

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Reasons to Love NYC…In 1976

An unearthed listicle from the pre-internet age reveals what's changed about the things we love and love to hate.

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