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How Green Is My City?

How Green Is My City?

Is New York as green as it can be? That was the topic of this discussion at the New-York Historical Society moderated by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers of the Foundation for Landscape Studies. The participants were Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff, NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Robert Yaro of the Regional Plan Association, […]

Posted: Jan 15th, 2008
The Mind of the Market

The Mind of the Market

Author Michael Shermer discusses his latest book, THE MIND OF THE MARKET: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics, about how the latest brain imaging technologies are helping to reveal the evolutionary roots of our economic behavior. This lecture took place at the New York Academy of Sciences and was co-sponsored by […]

Posted: Jan 9th, 2008
New York’s Uninsured

New York’s Uninsured

“New York’s Uninsured: A History of Good Intentions and Unintended Consequences” and “Public Sector Experiments: Mandates, Medicaid, and Markets” are the two panels in this far-reaching forum. Participants include James Knickman (New York State Health Foundation), James Tallon (United Hospital Fund of New York), and Mark Scherzer (New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage). This event […]

Posted: Dec 11th, 2007
Breaking Ground with Bill T. Jones: Harlem Cultural Capital

Breaking Ground with Bill T. Jones: Harlem Cultural Capital

How does Harlem function as a cultural capital? Bill T. Jones moderates the first of the Breaking Ground series, Harlem community dialogues. Bill T. Jones is the co-founder and artistic director of the Arnie Zane Dance Company. Participants of the discussion include Kamilah Forbes, actor/producer; Dr. Michael Lomax, United Negro College Fund President; Bill Perkins, […]

Posted: Oct 9th, 2007


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