New York’s Mayor in the Age of Trump

The January 30, 2017 issue of The Nation has a cover story by Jarrett Murphy which is a good deal more balanced than most de Blasio-themed reports.   Rather than being petty and portraying the Mayor as an incompetent windbag, Mr. Murphy presents a realistic description of what New York City’s leadership must address during the next four years of a Trump Presidency.  Continue reading New York’s Mayor in the Age of Trump

More New York Stuff

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 33-minute question and answer session on WNYC should be heard by anyone interested in how the largest U.S. city government will be responding to changes made by the incoming president.  It was aired live this morning. You may have to scroll down a bit to find the link.  I moved it to resolve a problem with overlapping text. Continue reading More New York Stuff