Donate, Vote and Change Jobs Wisely

A clothing donation drop-off bin in Bed-Stuyvesant. Many of these bins are run by companies that actually re-sell the items, rather than donate them to charity.

Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, is not supporting the mayor’s bid to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016 because of what he calls a return to the “bad old days of high crime.” Plus: Fusion’s Felix Salmon worries giving to the ALS Association…you know, through the Ice Bucket Challenge…isn’t the most effective place to donate your money; a look at the current climate of hyper-partisanship; meet the candidates running for the state senate seat that now-Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams used to hold; and stories from women who have left a stable job for something better – a move women make much less often than men.