Government & Politics

Historian Terry Golway Explores the Other Side of Tammany Hall

Host Rafael Pi Roman interviews Terry Golway, the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, about his new book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.

Students at the Global Learning Collaborative public school in New York City use digital technologies to connect with the world. Photo courtesy of the school.
Geoff Decker for Gotham Schools  |  October 9, 2012 11:41 AM | Comments
Officials want to raise the bar, but also outsource some of the work.
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Christina Knight  |  October 5, 2012 2:35 PM | Comments
A new series on local solutions to poverty began with a look at education strategies.VIDEO
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Michael Aron for NJ Today  |  October 4, 2012 10:45 AM | Comments
New Jersey democrats want more transparency at the Port Authority.VIDEO
NYC Department of Education Commissioner Dennis Walcott visited a middle school classroom on Tuesday for Digital Citizenship Day. Walcott said it's not enough to be a citizen anymore, we have to be digital citizens. MetroFocus/ Matt Chao.
Georgia Kral  |  October 4, 2012 7:47 AM | 1 Comment
NYC middle schoolers are learning to navigate online interactions safely and responsibly.VIDEO
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 2, 2012 5:44 PM | Comments
In the first lawsuit of its kind, the State Attorney General is suing JP Morgan over Bear Stearn's pattern of deceit in its evaluation of mortgage backed securities.VIDEO
Shane Thompson, a senior at the High School for Public Service. His first choice of a high school did not work out, but now, he says, he's thriving. Photo City Limits/Taleen Dersdepanian.
Helen Zelon for City Limits  |  October 2, 2012 2:03 PM | Comments
The first installment of a year-long series following members of the final graduating class under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 1, 2012 6:33 PM | 1 Comment
In November, 2011, the Cuomo administration announced it would issue fracking regulations within a year. The DEC has announced it won't meet that deadline.VIDEO
Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz addressing the university during its Debate 2012 program. Photo courtesy of Hofstra University
Christina Mulligan  |  October 1, 2012 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Hofstra University will host the second Presidential Debate, which sees its first female moderator in 20 years -- Candy Crowley.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  September 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 8 Comments

In 1987, cyclists overturned a ban on bikes in Midtown Manhattan, and their action led to increased cycling advocacy. On September 28 they’re celebrating the anniversary in the streets.

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Councilmember Gale Brewer, who represents the Upper West Side of Manhattan, says shelter residents need help finding affordable permanent housing. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral.
Georgia Kral  |  September 26, 2012 3:15 PM | 2 Comments

The city is boasting prevention programs and job training, while City Council members say rental subsidies are needed.

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