This week: a look behind the jobs numbers that perplex economists, an interview with Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, how nature can protect us from natural disasters, and the story of self-taught artist GC Myers
Unemployment, mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, natural coastline protection, self-taught artist GC Myers
Rafael Pi Roman interviews Jamie S. Rubin, the New York State Director of President Obama’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force.
Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn talks to MetroFocus’ Rafael Pi Roman about her plans to reduce pension and healthcare costs, setting herself apart from Mayor Bloomberg, and being NYC’s first openly gay mayor.
This week on MetroFocus: Christine Quinn, NJ Recovery, Hurricane Sandy Task Force, NYC Invisible Library and Wine Stain Art
Interviews suggest it’s unclear what came first: Voters in Mott Haven tuning out the politicians, or candidates writing the area off.
The next episode of MetroFocus features mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, recovery in New Jersey, the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, NYC’s Invisible Library, and a Wine Stain Artist